Two Die After Tree Crushes Car on 199, Says CHP
On March 25, 2021, at approximately 1149 hours, a 2016 Honda Accord, driven by a 36 year old male from Yreka, CA. was traveling southbound on US-199 north of Walker Rd. when a large redwood tree fell from the east side ofUS-199. The large tree fell directly on top of the 2016 Honda, completely crushing the passenger compartment. The driver and 45 year old passenger suffered fatal injuries as a result. This crash is still under investigation,
The following agencies responded to assist at the scene: California Highway Patrol, Cal-Trans, Del Norte County Sheriffs Department, National Park Service, Crescent City Fire and Rescue, Del Norte Ambulance.