BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Authorities say an Alabama man was killed during a 9/11 memorial motorcycle ride.
AL.com (http://bit.ly/2cmhbZD ) reports that according to the coroner’s office the crash happened Sunday at 11:53 p.m. on Interstate 22 in Jefferson County.
The victim has been identified as 45-year-old Tommy Ray Oliver of Birmingham.
Chief Deputy Coroner Bill Yates says Oliver was driving his 2001 Harley Davidson in the ride that included several motorcycle clubs and a police escort.
Yates says they were traveling westbound when Oliver veered onto the shoulder of the roadway and lost control of his motorcycle.
The motorcycle went down an embankment and rolled over several times. Oliver was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 12:43 p.m.