UPDATE: The victims involved in a deadly motorcycle crash have been identified. The driver of the motorcycle, Arthur F. Todd, 56, of Fort Oglethorpe died Friday when his motorcycle hit a guardrail on Cummings Highway.
The passenger in the accident, Angela K. Ownby, 48, of Ooltewah is in stable but critical condition at a local hospital.
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office says traffic investigators are still investigating the incident.
PREVIOUS STORY: The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly motorcycle crash that blocked off a portion of Cummings Highway today.
The crash was reported in the 2100 block around 4:20 p.m.
Matt Lea, spokesperson for the Sheriff's Office, says the driver of the bike was killed and the passenger is critical after a vehicle swerved into the lane the pair was riding in.
The motorcycle hit a guardrail, throwing both the driver and passenger from it.
Lea says the driver pronounced dead on the scene; the passenger was flown by LifeForce to a hospital.
The Sheriff's Office is looking for any information that will lead to the driver of the black vehicle described as having a bumper sticker on the right rear bumper with blue writing.
If you know anything, please contact the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office at 423-893-3503.