Herrick Exit Temporarily Closed This Morning as CHP/Sheriff’s Deputies Confront Occupants of Stolen Vehicle

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Stock photo by Oliver Cory

The exit from southbound Hwy 101 to Herrick Avenue just south of Eureka was closed about 8:20 a.m. as California Highway Patrol officers backed by Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies confronted occupants of a stolen vehicle.

Two people are occupying the vehicle and as of 8:52 a.m. the California Highway Patrol spokesperson said the situation was still ongoing, however, the exit was now open.



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