A motorcycle crash claimed the life of a Union City man Tuesday, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

It happened on Route 6 less than a mile west of Elgin Rd. in Union Township around 1:15 p.m.

Henry Gruber, 76, was heading east on a Honda Shadow motorcycle when he failed to follow the curve in the road and hit a guiderail, troopers said 

He died at the scene from his injuries, according to State Police.