Motorcyclist killed along I-24 near OHB in Joelton identified; search ongoing for hit-and-run driver


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A motorcyclist was killed along Interstate 24 near Old Hickory Boulevard in Joelton early Saturday.

According to reports, the 61-year-old Jon Brooks from Nashville was found by police at 2:30 a.m. dead on the scene. Police say he was riding his 1997 Harley Davidson East on I-24 in a heavy rainstorm when he was struck from behind by a hit-and-run driver of a black GMC Yukon.

File Photo (Source: MNPD)

Debris removed from the rear of the motorcycle and recovered from the scene indicate that the vehicle was a black 2007-2014 GMC Yukon, possibly a Denali, with a similar grill to the pictured vehicle. The SUV reportedly received front-end damage.

Anyone with information on this crime or other crimes can call Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME or you can submit a tip online by clicking here. You may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.

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