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Man killed in Ninilchik after head-on collision between his dirt bike and truck

Posted: August 7, 2011 - 8:37pm

ANCHORAGE — Alaska State Troopers say a 33-year-old man has died in Ninilchik after his dirt bike collided head-on with a truck.

Troopers say Lewis Gerald of Ninilchik was riding the motorcycle north on Easy Street Friday night when the bike crossed onto the oncoming lane and struck a southbound pickup truck driven by 17-year-old Greydon Campbell of Ninilchik.

The Anchorage Daily News reported an emergency helicopter flew Gerald to an Anchorage hospital, where he later died.

Troopers say Gerald was wearing a helmet in the collision.

Troopers say Campbell was not injured.

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