A motorcyclist involved in a fatal accident Tuesday night on Gunbarrel Road has been identified by Chattanooga Police.

Mitchell Beard, 24, was traveling south on Gunbarrel Road about 8:24pm, and lost control of the motorcycle according to Chattanooga Police.

Beard came off the bike and made contact with a northbound SUV on the roadway.

Beard was transported to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.