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A 28-year-old man was killed Wednesday morning when his motorcycle crashed on Route 400 in Elma, state police in Boston said.

Thomas R. Vogt, of South Wales, was traveling north on the 400 when he took the northbound Transit Road off ramp, lost control of the motorcycle and struck the guardrail, police said.

A motorist passing the scene at about 7:30 a.m. spotted the 2007 Honda motorcycle on its side and called 911.

State police and the Springville Fire Department responded. Vogt was transported to Mercy Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Anyone with more information about the crash should contact State Police in Boston at 941-9300.