A 44-year-old Eau Claire man died in a single-motorcycle crash Saturday in Pierce County.

Allen Minaker was traveling eastbound on 290th Avenue near 970th Street in Diamond Bluff Township around 6 p.m. Sept. 7 when he failed to negotiate a curve, entered a wooded area on the north side of the road and was ejected from his motorcycle, according to a Pierce County Sheriff's Office news release.

Minaker was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by the Pierce County medical examiner.

The Sheriff's office was assisted by Red Wing fire and ambulance, Ellsworth police and Wisconsin State Patrol.