UPDATE: Motorcyclist in deadly Center Point crash identified

Published: Sep. 21, 2021 at 2:02 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

CENTER POINT, Ala. (WBRC) - A motorcyclist involved in a pursuit with Trussville Police earlier Tuesday died after colliding with an SUV in Center Point.

The accident happened in the 2300 block of Center Point Parkway. The driver of the SUV was not hurt.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the man as Rodney Drake Key of Center Point. He was 30.

It’s unknown why Trussville Police were involved in the pursuit, but the pursuit had been called off when authorities lost sight of the motorcyclist.

Authorities found a gun on the motorcyclist and drugs at the scene.

Alabama State Troopers are investigating.

Copyright 2021 WBRC. All rights reserved.