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Motorcycle Collision on Curly Creek Rd

Friday 26, August 2022

On 8/15/22 at approximately 1236 pm, the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office and Skamania County EMS responded to a injury collision, motorcycle vs truck on USFS 51 Road (Curley Creek Road) at the McClellan Viewpoint access, 28 miles north of Carson in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

The preliminary investigation revealed a 2016 Yamaha FZ09, being ridden by Ryan A. Standley, 24, of Vancouver, WA was traveling eastbound and struck a 2016 Ford F-350 w/a trailer as it pulled out of the viewpoint access road. The trucks driver, Lawrence E. Long, 63, of Lyle, Washington provided first aid until first responders arrived.

Standley was life flighted to a metro area hospital, however he did not survive his injuries. The investigation is on-going.