News In Brief - August 26, 2007

Lancaster man dies in mototcycle wreck

A 47-year-old Lancaster man died Saturday afternoon when his motorcycle ran off the road and crashed in Kershaw County, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

Edward Lytle Cook died around 1 p.m. when his 1997 Harley Davidson motorcycle ran off the right side of S.C. 903 and struck an embankment, the Highway Patrol said.

Cook, who was not wearing a helmet, was thrown from the motorcycle, troopers said.

The wreck is under investigation.