TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — Tuscaloosa Police Department officers responded to the scene of a fatal crash affecting the southbound lanes of Interstate 359 Tuesday evening.
According to Stephanie Taylor with the TPD, a motorcycle driver was killed in a two-vehicle crash at 8:09 p.m. Taylor announced Wednesday afternoon the driver killed was 29-year-old Alexander Chase Balentine, of Greensboro. Balentine was stuck from behind near the Investigator Dornell Cousette exit and thrown from the motorcycle. He died at the scene.
The northbound lanes of I-359 between I-20/59 and the Investigator Dornell Cousette exit were closed for several hours as officers redirected traffic from the crash.