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Motorcyclist killed in Ninilchik collision

A Ninilchik man died Friday night after his motorcycle collided with a truck in Ninilchik.

Lewis Gerald, 33, was flown to an Anchorage hospital via Life Med helicopter, but succummbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Alaska State Troopers dispatch received a report at 7:44 p.m. of a crash at the intersection of Easy Street and Burlwood Lane. Investigation revealed a Chevrolet truck driven by Ninilchik resident Greydon Campbell, 17, was southbound when Gerald's northbound Honda motorcycle crossed the center lane and collided with the truck head-on.

Campbell was not injured in the crash.

Gerald was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Anchor Point troopers, Soldotna's Bureau of Highway Patrol, and Ninilchik Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene.

The investigation continues.