Bad Accident on 299

There are reports of a  possible fatality in a bad accident just east of Lord Ellis Summit on 299.  The collision between a jeep and a bobtail truck has the road partially closed.  Cars are moving through but there is traffic control around the accident. The crash occurred around 2:30 this morning and hopefully the road will be cleared soon.

UPDATE: road cleared

UPDATE 5:20:  Channel 3 is reporting that one man is dead and the man who hit him is accused of driving drunk.  The dead man is Chad Elliot Scott of Eureka.  His passenger, Gilberto Jiminez also of Eureka was transported to the hospital.  Christopher Cousins is accused of hitting them.

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