Pedestrian Hit Last Week Identified as Eureka Man
Press release from the Humboldt County Coroner:
On September 27, 2015 at about 0205 hours California Highway Patrol Officers responded to a traffic collision on US-101 southbound, north of Humboldt Hill. A 1999 Cadillac Escalade driven by Teresa Louise Graham, age 28, collided with a pedestrian wearing dark clothing and walking across traffic lanes. The pedestrian suffered major injuries and was later pronounced deceased at St. Joseph’s Hospital. At the time of the accident the deceased person’s identity was unknown.
Using finger print analysis the Coroner’s office has positively identified the deceased person as William Emery Seekins, Age 29, from Eureka. The California Highway Patrol is the lead agency in this investigation and all further information will be released through their agency.