Public Radio for the Central Kenai Peninsula
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
Support KDLL, make a donation today!

Nikiski boy, 14, killed in ATV accident

Alaska State Troopers

  A Nikiski teenager was killed in a four-wheeler accident on Monday night.

Fourteen-year-old Skylar Lyon was out riding a four-wheeler along Halbouty Road in Nikiski around 8 p.m. when he went off the road and hit a tree, according to Alaska State Troopers.

Emergency responders arrived and transported him to Central Peninsula Hospital, but he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

His next of kin was on-scene, according to troopers, and the investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing.

Reach Elizabeth Earl at

Elizabeth Earl is the news reporter/evening host for summer 2021 at KDLL. She is a high school teacher, with a background writing for the Peninsula Clarion and has been a freelance contributor to several publications in Alaska.
Related Content