News brief: Tenino motorcyclist dies at Harborview

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 12:36 pm

By Sharyn L. Decker
Lewis County Sirens news reporter

CHEHALIS – The Tenino motorcyclist who was in critical condition yesterday morning from a Friday evening wreck passed away yesterday, according to authorities.

Sky M. Lelo, 38, was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle following the collision on state Route 507 near O’Connor Road in south Thurston County.

The Washington State Patrol has only said that he was traveling on a Harley Davidson XL1200 when he attempted to avoid traffic and was ejected. He was wearing a helmet and its unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role, according to the investigating trooper.

The state patrol initially said Lelo was headed northbound but in information released yesterday evening said the Harley was headed southbound.

For background, read “News brief: Tenino motorcyclist in critical condition” from Monday July 10, 2017, here

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5 Responses to “News brief: Tenino motorcyclist dies at Harborview”

  1. Exceptionally Normal says:

    Couldn’t wait to expedite that date with destiny. Congratulations!

  2. CrazyOldMan says:

    Every once in a while, one of these fools number comes up. Lot’s of risk factors here. You can only cheat the Reaper so many times.

    BTW, but for the grace of god, there go I. I’ve been just a big as idiot as this guy when I was younger, but for some reason they wouldn’t let me out of this world, so I guess that I’m lucky.

  3. Peabody Slim says:

    And this is why they call them Donor Cycle’s.

  4. still waiting for justice says:

    thanks anonymous-finally we get to hear a little more about said accident

  5. anonymous says:

    lelo was n.b. on s.r.507 alcohol and speed were i volved heard him coming out of the corner at oconnor rd 1/2 mile away he locked up the rear brake to avoid rear ending a silver audi and was ejected from the bike when it slid sideways and flipped over EMTs pulled a flask out of his pocket

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