BRINNON — Jeffery S. Thomas of Kingston has been identified as the motorcyclist who was killed when he collided with a truck-trailer near the intersection of Hjelviks Road and U.S. Highway 101 on Friday.
He was 33.
He was on a recreational ride with three others from Naval Base Kitsap at Bremerton who were traveling southbound on Highway 101 when a tractor-trailer slowed to turn into the Yelvik General Store parking lot at about 11:26 a.m. Friday, the State Patrol said.
Thomas ran into the back of the truck and died at the scene, troopers said in a memo.
Unhurt were the truck driver, Thomas M. Perkins, 62, and passenger Cheryl L. Perkins, 60, both of Poulsbo. Both were wearing seat belts while Thomas was wearing a helmet.
The cause of the wreck was under investigation, troopers said.