Fatality on 299 Between Blue Lake and Hwy 101

UPDATE 12:58 P.M.:  The Humboldt Sentinel is reporting  the

deceased driver of the GMC truck as Francis “Frank” Robert Borgelin, 61, of Eureka.

The deceased driver of the Chrysler PT Cruiser was identified as Linda Renee Scott, 58, of Eureka.


UPDATE 10:25 P.M.: Directions for a work around.

CA-299 E
1. Head east on CA-299 E toward Exit 3A
0.3 mi
2. Take exit 3A to merge onto Glendale Dr
1.7 mi
3. Turn right to stay on Glendale Dr
0.1 mi
4. Take Exit 4 to get back on 299

“All east bound lanes closed at this time,” the CHP site says of Hwy 299. (See here for information as it comes in.) A three vehicle accident around 8 P.M.  resulted in a fatality.  The coroner was called soon around 8:15 as were Cal Fire and Caltrans.


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