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HSU student killed in car wreck

Humboldt State CRESCENT CITY – A Humboldt State University student was killed and two other students were injured in a car accident Sunday evening near Crescent City. The accident occurred at about 10 p.m. on Highway 101, and all three students were traveling in the same car. The California Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate,

McKinleyville woman dies after car hits tree

Mad River Union WILLOW CREEK – A 34-year-old McKinleyville woman died Saturday morning, Feb. 27 after her car went off the road and slammed into an oak tree in Eastern Humboldt County. At about 8 a.m., Stormy Joy McConnell, 34, of McKinleyville was driving her silver 2000 Nissan Frontier southbound on State Route 96, north

Infant ejected during car crash north of Orick

California Highway Patrol ORICK – On the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 30 at approximately 10:50 p.m., 25-year-old Brittany Campbell of Sacramento was driving her 2011 Dodge pickup on U.S. Highway 101 northbound south of Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway. The highway was wet, but the weather was clear. For reasons still under investigation, Campbell allowed

Driver takes out power pole on Old Arcata Road

CHP ARCATA –  On the morning of Thursday, Sept. 17, a driver received minor injuries after losing control of the vehicle and colliding into a PG&E power pole.  Just after 2 a.m., 23-year-old Forrest Anthony Hale of Arcata was driving a 2001 Toyota Tacoma on Old Arcata Road north of Bayside Cuttoff.  For reasons still

Minor injuries in Hwy 101 crash

CHP  EUREKA, Calif. – On the morning of Wednesday, September 9, two parties sustained minor injuries after a Honda Accord traveling northbound on US-101, near Harper Ford, collided into a Honda Pilot.   At approximately 10:00 a.m., 22 year old Stephanie Mia Yang of Eureka, California, was driving a 2015 Honda Accord northbound on US-101,

Man dies after truck plunges off bluff in Shelter Cove

Coroner’s Office SHELTER COVE  – On Aug. 25  at about 11:46 a.m. the California Highway Patrol and the Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a reported single-vehicle traffic accident in the area of Lower Pacific Drive at Abalone Point, Shelter Cove. The Shelter Cove Volunteer Fire Department was first on scene and declared the driver, the only

State Route 255 closed, power line down

UPDATE: Highway reopen to westbound traffic. Mad River Union ARCATA BOTTOM – At about 1 p.m. today, June 26, a car went off the road on State Route 255 east of Jackson Ranch Road, taking out a power pole and sending another vehicle into a ditch. The accident closed the road in both directions. As of

Vigil to commemorate bus accident victims

Humboldt State HSU – The Humboldt State University community will a have candlelight vigil to remember the victims of last year’s bus accident and those affected by the tragedy.  The vigil will be held at the Founder’s Hall Courtyard on Friday, April 10, at approximately 5 p.m. Open to all, the ceremony will include a