Metro police have identified the motorcyclist who died in a crash at 8:45 p.m. Sunday as 33-year-old Brandon Oliver of Rural Hill Road.
According to police, an officer tried to pull Oliver over for a light law violation near Linbar Drive and Wallace Road, but Oliver sped off on his 2003 Suzuki motorcycle. The officer didn’t pursue Oliver, but was later flagged down by a citizen and told of the accident.
Oliver’s motorcycle ran off of Ezell Road and hit a tree. He died at the scene.
Police said Oliver’s driver license was suspended, and there was no indication of alcohol or drug use at the scene.