UPDATE:  A Soddy-Daisy man involved in a fatal crash last August has been indicted by a grand jury.

Harrison Rogers has been indicted for aggravated vehicular homicide, DUI, reckless driving and driving on revoked and driving left of center.

Rogers is due back in court on March 22.


PREVIOUS STORY: A Soddy-Daisy man is accused of driving under the influence on Hixson Pike and killing a motorcyclist appeared in court this morning.

Police say 28-year-old Harrison Rogers was driving erratically and veered into oncoming traffic, hitting 31-year-old Phillip Hutton. Hutton was thrown off the motorcycle.

Hutton later died from his injuries at the hospital.

Monday, attorneys asked to lower his bond, but the judge denied the request because of the seriousness of the offenses.

"He is an extreme danger to the public and apparently he's going to keep driving even though he doesn't have a license and at this point that's what I have in front of me, he doesn't have a license," said Judge Gary Starnes, Hamilton County judge.

This is Rogers' 3rd DUI offense.

He faces a DUI charge and an aggravated vehicular homicide charge.

The judge raised his bond to $850,000.

His next court date is October 16.


PREVIOUS STORY: Chattanooga police say a man has been charged over a deadly crash on Hixson Pike Friday morning.

It happened around 8:20 a.m. in the 5500 block.

Police say 28-year-old Harrison S. Rogers was driving erratically and veered into oncoming traffic, hitting a motorcycle.

The man on the motorcycle, 31-year-old Phillip Hutton, was thrown off the bike and later passed away from injuries at a local hospital.

Police say Rogers showed signs impairment. He was taken to the Hamilton County Jail where a blood sample was taken.

Rogers is charged with Aggravated Vehicular Homicide, DUI - third offense, Reckless Driving, Driving on Revoked License for DUI, Driving Left of Center, and Implied Consent.

Police the investigation is ongoing.