The Marietta Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a single fatal motorcycle accident. According to the patrol, the crash occurred in Morgan County in the Village of Stockport around 10 a.m. Thursday morning. The driver of the motorcycle, Brady Patterson, 48 of Stockport struck the curb on Market Street just south of Meadow Street and was thrown from the motorcycle and struck a fire hydrant. Patterson was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the patrol he was not wearing a helmet and it is unknown if alcohol played a factor in the accident. The crash remains under investigation.