Crash Kills Cokato Man 15 Jun 12

Authorities have released the name of the man who died in a motorcycle crash in Wright County early Thursday morning. 64-year-old Lyndon Lane Sheplee of Cokato died at the scene. He was reportedly travelling westbound on County Road 35 in French Lake Township when he lost control and was thrown from his motorcycle. The crash happened at just after midnight Thursday, and remains under investigation. Sheplee was a former employee of KNUJ’s Sister Station, KDUZ in Hutchinson, and was currently working at a radio station in Buffalo.