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One Dead Following Eureka Pedestrian Crash

One person lost their life during a Eureka pedestrian crash that occurred on Saturday, March 7, 2020. According to the Eureka Police Department (EPD), the accident involved a pedestrian pushing a stroller as well as a single vehicle. The decedent was identified two days later as Kelsey Diffin, a 25-year-old resident of Eureka. The child in the stroller was reportedly unharmed during the crash.

Eureka Man Dies in Highway Accident

On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, a Eureka man tragically passed away after being involved in a local highway accident. The man has since been identified by Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department authorities as 42-year-old William Clymer. California Highway Patrol (CHP) reports state that the crash involved two cars and happened in the early evening. Two other people involved in the accident reportedly did not suffer any injuries.

Highway 101 Crash Kills Two

Two people tragically lost their lives during a Highway 101 crash in Humboldt County on Wednesday, December 18, 2019. The crash occurred in a rural area south of Eureka, CA and involved two cars. California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that the two drivers involved in the crash were reportedly the only people in the vehicles at the time of the accident and that the incident is still under investigation. County officials have identified the decedents as 32-year-old Teiwaz Steenblock-Smith of Willow Creek and 44-year-old Jamie Mae Sanchez of Eureka. A GoFundMe page has been created on behalf of Teiwaz Steenblock-Smith’s family to help cover his end of life expenses and memorial services.

Fatal Humboldt Head-On Crash

Local authorities reported that a Humboldt head-on accident left one person with deadly injuries on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. The decedent’s identity is currently being withheld by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office until his next-of-kin is notified about the tragic accident. According to police, the crash took place during heavy rainfall and left two other people with serious injuries.

Eureka Man Dies in Del Norte Accident

On Friday, November 15, 2019, a Eureka man tragically passed away in an auto accident that took place in Del Norte County. According to officials from the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident was a single-vehicle collision, and no other individuals were in the vehicle at the time of the incident. The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office has not yet released the decedent’s identity, pending the notification of his next of kin. Additionally, the accident remained under investigation at the time of reporting.

PGE Worker Dies in Humboldt County Crash

Authorities of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that a Humboldt County Crash fatally injured a PGE worker on Friday, October 25, 2019. The accident reportedly only involved one vehicle and did not injure any other individuals. The decedent has been identified as a resident of the state of Mississipi. However, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department officials have not yet released his full name or age. The collision reportedly remains under investigation by CHP.

Two Dead Following Eureka Area Highway Accident

A Eureka area highway accident reportedly caused two people fatal injuries on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. California Highway Patrol (CHP) indicated that the accident involved two vehicles, including an armored truck. In addition to the two decedents, one individual received minor injuries as a result of the incident. Authorities of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office are withholding the identities of the decedents until their families have been notified. However, reports indicated that both were foreign nationals.

Eureka Woman Killed in Pedestrian Crash

On Tuesday, August 27, 2019, a Eureka woman tragically lost her life after being involved in a pedestrian crash. According to information from California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident took place in the early morning at a highway location in the city of Fortuna. The woman was identified by Humboldt County authorities as Margery Wells, a 55-year-old Eureka woman. Wells was reportedly the only individual who suffered injuries during the accident. Additionally, officers of CHP are currently conducting an investigation into possible causes of the crash.

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.

Three Killed in Eureka Area Crash 

Humboldt Area California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers reported that a local vehicle accident left three people with fatal injuries on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. The accident happened in the early morning, a few miles north of Eureka and reportedly only involved a single vehicle. The three fatally injured people were identified shortly after the accident occurred as James Cohee Jr., a 48-year-old Trinidad man, Chloe Chapman, a 28-year-old Eureka woman, and Cody Behler, a 32-year-old man from Arcata. My condolences are extended to Mr. Cohee, Mr. Behler, and Ms. Chapman’s families and friends after this tragic incident.

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