CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A Harpers Ferry, W.Va., man died Friday night after his motorcycle crashed in Shannondale, W.Va., according to a press release from West Virginia State Police in Charles Town.
Michael Lee Wolfe, 37, died shortly after arriving at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Ranson, W.Va., according to the release.
The accident, which occurred on Mission Road one mile south of W.Va. 9, was reported at 8:47 p.m., according to the release.
Officers responding to the accident determined the motorcycle was southbound on Mission Road and ran off the right side of the road, striking a road sign and boat anchor that was situated a few feet off the road, according to the release.
The motorcycle then overturned and Wolfe was thrown from it, according to the release.
The investigation is continuing.