[UPDATE 9:15 p.m. Interview With Witness] One Pedestrian Dead in Arcata
One person died after an accident on 14th and H Streets in Arcata about 7:15 this evening. CPR was attempted but the person was declared deceased at approximately 7:23 p.m.
Arcata Police are shutting down 14th Street [and H Street.]
We’ll update when we get more information.
UPDATE 7:49 p.m.: The driver of the vehicle is being questioned in handcuffs, according to our reporter Bobby Kroeker.
Emergency personnel block roads near the accident. [Photo by Bobby Kroeker]
Law enforcement questions driver of the vehicle. [Photo by Bobby Kroeker]
The front of the vehicle which apparently struck the pedestrian is undamaged. [Photo by Bobby Kroeker]
UPDATE 9:15 p.m.
Damage to the side of the suspect vehicle. [Photo by Bobby Kroeker]
: Reporter Bobby Kroeker interviews a witness to the accident: