One Dead After Eureka Crash
California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that one man tragically lost his life during an auto accident that happened in Eureka on Friday, July 5, 2019. The crash involved one vehicle which collided with the fatally injured man’s home. The decedent was identified by Humboldt County authorities as Bob Beland, a 64-year-old Eureka man and the owner of Humboldt Lock and Safe. Mr. Beland’s Wife, Elizabeth Martin, was also seriously injured as a result of the collision. Police have stated that the driver involved in the crash has been arrested on DUI charges related to this incident. My sincere condolences are with Mr. Belland’s loved ones as they are enduring this difficult time.