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Man killed when car flips, hits tree near Stone Lagoon

Man killed when car flips, hits tree near Stone Lagoon

Mad River Union STONE LAGOON – The driver of a Honda SUV was killed this morning near Stone Lagoon when the car he was driving went off U.S. Highway 101, flipped over and collided with a tree. The man’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. At about  10:24 a.m. the man was

6-year-old girl injured when mother backs up SUV

  Mad River Union EUREKA – A 6-year-old girl received major injuries Wednesday afternoon, May 30 when her mother accidentally ran her over in their driveway. At about 2:40 p.m., were dispatched to a report of a vehicle hitting a juvenile pedestrian on  Perkins Court in an unincorporated area of Eureka. Upon CHP arrival, it

McKinleyville women killed in car crash near Orick

Mad River Union ORICK – Two McKinleyville women died Wednesday, May 23 when the pickup truck they were traveling in flipped over and collided with Peterbilt tractor trailer south of Bald Hills Road on U.S. highway 101 near Orick. Terra Lynn Smith, 46, and Andra Lynell Cooper, 64, were pronounced deceased at the scene. At

Man dead after hit and run in McKinleyville

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle and killed last night on U.S. Highway 101 at the north Bank Road interchange in McKinleyville. The name of the man is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The California Highway Patrol was dispatched to the center divider area of northbound

Teenage girl from Anderson dies in 299 car accident

California Highway Patrol On Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at approximately 5:35 p.m., 18-year-old Thomas Ladewig of Redding was driving his 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier eastbound on SR-299 near mile post marker 35.  Ladewig’s passengers were 18-year-old Bryce Tracy of Redding and 16-year-old Alexis Hill of Anderson. For reasons still being investigated, Ladewig drove his vehicle off

Alleged drunk, armed driver arrested after Janes Road crash

Arcata Police press release HIT AND RUN DRUNK DRIVER ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF A LOADED FIREARM On Thursday, Aug. 31 at about 12:55 a.m., an officer with the Arcata Police Department observed a Toyota pick- up drive around a stopped vehicle at the intersection of Alliance Road and Spear Avenue and into the opposite lane of traffic at

(UPDATED) Fatal collision on State Route 36 this morning

UPDATE FROM CHP: The victim in the fatal traffic collision from this morning on SR-36 has been identified as Joseph Daniel Westcott, 43 years old, of Mad River.   Mad River Union CARLOTTA – A 43-year-old man died this morning, July 25 when the Honda he was driving plowed head on into the front of

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