A Danville man is dead following a single-vehicle motorcycle wreck Sunday night in Pittsylvania County.

Shawn Levi Peterson, 30, died after his 2014 Ducati Panigale, going southbound, ran off the left side of Va. 869 and struck a tree, Virginia State Police report.

The crash occurred at 10:45 p.m., about a fifth of a mile south of Va. 876 in the county, Sgt. Rick Garletts reports.

Peterson, who was wearing his helmet, died at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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