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.