PHENIX CITY, Ala (WRBL)- Phenix City police say one man faces a murder charge following a crash that left a motorcyclist dead on Sunday night.
Captain Darryl Williams says 47-year-old Michael Jackson died as a result of a crash between his 2015 Harley Davidson FLTRXS and a 2011 Hyundai Sonata. The accident occurred on U.S. 431 South and Knowles Road Sunday night just before 11 p.m.
Williams says witnesses on-scene reported to police seeing the driver of the Hyundai Sonata running away on foot from the accident scene.
Williams says 34-year-old Gary Nathaniel Thomas turned himself into police last night, accompanied by his attorney. According to Phenix City Police, Thomas faces a murder charge, along with a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident. Police add other charges could be forthcoming.
Phenix City investigators ask anyone with information on the case call them at (334) 448-2840 or (334) 448 -2822.
PHENIX CITY, Ala (WRBL)- Police say one person is dead after a crash in Phenix City last night.
Lieutenant Skip Lasseter confirms the deadly crash happened at U.S. Highway 431 and Martin Luther King Parkway just after midnight.
A truck and motorcycle were involved.
Police have not released other details at this time. The investigation continues.