56-Year-Old Eureka Man Killed in Crash Last Night

Fatal crash iconPress release from the California Highway Patrol:

On 04-03-2018, at approximately 2339 hours, a 56 year old male was driving a 2001 Porsche westbound on S/R 299, west of the Mad River Bridge. The driver allowed the vehicle to travel off the north roadway edge, where it rolled over, causing the driver to be ejected. Emergency personnel responded to the scene and pronounced the driver deceased. It was determined that the driver was the only occupant in the vehicle at the time of the collision. The Humboldt County Coroner responded to the scene and transported the deceased driver from the scene. Identification of the driver is pending notification of next of kin by the Humboldt County Coroner’s Office.

Alcohol or drugs as factors in this collision remains under investigation.

This collision is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol and anyone with information related to this collision is encouraged to call the Humboldt Area CHP office at 707-822-5981.



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