Motorcyclist dies in wreck

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A motorcyclist is dead following a collision with a vehicle Sunday afternoon.

Police say the motorcyclist was heading south on Tates Creek Road. He somehow lost control in a turn not far from the Clays Ferry. The motorcyle tipped over and both the cyclist and the bike slid into the northbound lane. A Mustang heading northbound struck the motorcyclist. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. No one in the Mustang was injured.

Police say the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

The identity of the motorcyclist will be released pending notification of next of kin.

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