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National cyclist charged in man's death

Published:Wednesday | December 6, 2017 | 9:19 AMRasbert Turner
Rodman – Contributed Photo

National cyclist Marloe Rodman has been charged in connection with the death of a  fellow motorcyclists following a collision.

Rodman was charged on Tuesday with manslaughter, operating an unlicensed motor vehicle, operating a motorcycle with no registration, no certificate of fitness, no insurance and no registration plates affixed. 

The dead man has been identified as Anthony Gordon a labourer of Gordon Pen, St Catherine.

It is alleged that about 1:30 a.m. on November 26 Rodman was doing stunts on a motorcycle along Gordon Boulevard in St Catherine when he reportedly lost control of the bike.

According to the allegations, Rodman's motorcycle crashed into a stationary motorcycle which Gordon was sitting on.

Both Gordon and Rodman were taken to hospital where Gordon succumbed to his injuries.

Rodman is slated to appear in the St Catherine Parish Court to answer to the charges.