Police identify motorcyclist killed in Ridley Blvd. crash
Metro Police have identified the motorcyclist killed Thursday night on Ridley Blvd. as Mitchell Green, 38, of Lynwood Avenue.
Green was traveling southbound on a 2005 Suzuki motorcycle at 10:30 p.m. when he collided with a northbound 2011 Ford F-350 box truck. He was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he died.
Metro Police say surveillance footage from a nearby home shows that the box truck was driving at or below the speed limit while Green was traveling at a high rate of speed. Investigators believe speed was the cause of the crash.