Virginia State Police Trooper H.G. Harman is investigating a motorcycle crash which resulted in a fatality. 

The crash occurred Sunday, Aug 18 at 10:45 p.m. on Route 869, two tenths of a mile south of Route 876 in Pittsylvania County.

A 2014 Ducati Panigale was traveling south on Route 869 when the motorcycle ran off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree.

The driver was identified as Shawn Levi Peterson, 30, of Danville, Va.  Mr. Peterson was wearing his helmet and died at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation. 

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