[UPDATE 9:44 p.m.] Hwy 271 Closed Due to Fatal Accident
Caltrans has posted that Hwy 271 near
Piercy south Leggett is closed due to a fatal accident. We are trying to learn more information. The road, Caltrans said, will be closed until between 11 and Midnight.
UPDATE 9:44 p.m.: Listening to old scanner tape, we can tell the incident was reported about 6:09 p.m. An adult male was found lying in the roadway and a vehicle was over the embankment, according to scanner traffic at that time. A helicopter was requested.