(Halifax County, Va.) — Virginia State Police responded to the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident in Halifax County Friday afternoon.

A 2004 Harley Davidson Electra Glide motorcycle was eastbound on Route 360 about half a mile east of Route 680 when it ran off the right side of the road onto the gravel shoulder. The driver then lost control of the bike and crashed.

The driver – Courtland R.S. Penn, 53, of Vernon Hill, Va. – died at the scene. Officials say he was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.