State Police say a man is dead following an accident involving a motorcycle.

Police say the crash happened at the intersection of Loop Road and Apple Harvest Drive in Berkeley County on Saturday. They say Curtis Smith of Martinsburg died after he attempted to pass a car on his motorcycle.

At the same time, the car was making a left turn and that’s when Smith then struck the driver’s side door, throwing him off the motorcycle.

According to a press release, Smith died at the scene and the driver of the car was treated for minor injuries at Martinsburg City Hospital. The crash is still under investigation.

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