One person was killed in an early morning motorcycle crash Sunday.

Chattanooga police officers were called to the 200 block of Riverfront Parkway just after 1:30 am.

Police say a Kawasaki motorcycle was trying to go around a curve but ended up striking the curb.

The rider, 26-year-old John Ferola, was thrown from the motorcycle.

Hamilton County EMS pronounced Ferola dead at the scene.

Chattanooga police ask that anyone with information about the crash call 423-698-2525.