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Motorcyclist who died after being hit twice on SR 16 named

David Jones, 32, of Olalla was thrown from this motorcycle and hit by two vehicles Monday night on state Route 16 near Purdy, according to the Washington State Patrol. Jones was flown by helicopter to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where he died Tuesday.
David Jones, 32, of Olalla was thrown from this motorcycle and hit by two vehicles Monday night on state Route 16 near Purdy, according to the Washington State Patrol. Jones was flown by helicopter to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where he died Tuesday. Courtesy

King County medical examiners have identified the motorcyclist who died after being run over twice Monday night on state Route 16 near Purdy.

David Jones, 32, of Olalla died Tuesday after being flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with critical injuries.

Jones was entering westbound state Route 16 from state Route 302 about 10:15 p.m. when he laid his motorcycle down, according to the Washington State Patrol.

He was thrown off the bike and ended up in the left lane of state Route 16, where he was hit by a semitruck and a pickup truck. Both vehicles were driven by Port Orchard residents.

Kenny Ocker: 253-597-8627, @KennyOcker

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