A Falconer man died in a motorcycle crash Monday in the Town of South Valley, State Police in Jamestown reported.

Richard A. Schulz, 53, of 2632 Taylor Street was traveling northwest on Bone Run Road about 11:25 a.m. when his motorcycle left the road and went into a ditch on the east side of the road. He was thrown from the motorcycle and was dead when emergency crews arrived, troopers said.

A passing motorist reported that he saw the driver clutching his chest just before the incident. Family members were contacted and reported that the victim had not been feeling well and that the family had a history of heart problems.

State police were assisted at the scene by Frewsburg Volunteer Fire Department and the Cattaraugus County Coroner, Howie T. VanRensselaer.