Rodney Jones, 49, collapsed Saturday while competing at the “Bikes on the Bricks” rider skills competition in Flint. Detroit police say Jones was a skilled rider who had previously participated in the event and the custom motorcycle show.
Rodney was a great man whom I knew personally for over half of my life. he was a also a member of Hope Methodist church In Southfield.
Officials with the department said Jones had been preparing for his 50th birthday in just a few weeks and co-workers had been planning a party.
Police say emergency medical technicians rushed Jones to Hurley Hospital. Where He later died.
Detroit police say funeral arrangements have not been set.