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McKinleyville man dies after car goes off highway

A McKinleyville man was killed Monday, July 29,when his car went off the road and he was impaled by a tree branch on U.S. Highway 101 south of State Route 299. According to the California Highway Patrol, the deceased is 40-year-old David John Rainer of McKinleyville. At about 11:30 a.m., Rainer was driving his gray

Cyclist killed on 101

A McKinleyville man was killed Sunday, Feb. 24 after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle on the shoulder of U.S. Highway 101 near Big Lagoon. John Mello, 57, was pedaling his bicycle southbound on the shoulder just north of Patrick’s Point Drive at around 12:55 p.m. Humboldt County Parks employee Brian