A California man is dead following a motorcycle crash Saturday evening in Wood County. 61 year old Joe L. Green died when the cycle he was driving hit the shoulder of State Hiway 54 in the Town of Cranmoor, then entered the ditch and overturned. Authorities say Green was pronounced dead at the scene, while a passenger, 63 year old Pamela Green, was taken to Marshfield Medical Center for treatment of her injuries. Authorities say neither were wearing helmets at the time of the crash. Green is the 9th person to die in a Wood County traffic accident this year.