BEDFORD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A South Fork man was pronounced dead after striking a tree and being thrown from his Suzuki motorcycle, state police report.

The crash happened Aug. 4 at around 6:45 a.m. when 21-year-old Corey Yatsky was driving a motorcycle on Burnt House Road in Lincoln Township. For unknown reasons, he crossed from the southbound lane and across the northbound lane before striking a tree.

Yatsky was thrown from the bike and into the tree. The motorcycle hit a second tree before finally stopping.

Police reported that Yatsky was taken to UPMC Bedford but was pronounced dead from his injuries.

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It was noted in the police report that he was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.