Union Staff Report McKINLEYVILLE – Shortly after 2 p.m., a Caltrans worker, who was doing roadwork inside a coned-off area, was struck by an elderly driver who drove through the cones. The worker was transported to MRCH with extensive injuries. The scene is still being investigated. Alcohol was not a factor. The Murray Road onramp…
From Caltrans: Caltrans celebrated the completion of the $40 million Mad River Bridges Replacement project during a ceremony held on Aug. 1 at the Azalea Hall in McKinleyville. The project replaced the former bridges due to their seismic deficiencies and scour (the removal of sediments at bridge piers by river flow). First breaking ground in…
The front of Mr. Wolf’s vehicle then struck the pedestrian. The pedestrian suffered fatal injuries as a result of the collision.
A California Highway Patrol news release indicates that Ethan Pinney, 40, of Eureka, was killed at an unknown time today while walking on U.S. Highway 101 south of South G Street.
This investigation is ongoing and the collision is also still under investigation. The California Highway Patrol is requesting any information known on Christopher Giovanni Sanchez’ location be reported to CHP dispatch at (707) 268-2000
Ms. Cooper received fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by emergency personnel.
According to Dahlen, Rice saw Jennings look back over her shoulder to check for traffic, but she then turned back forward and turned into the path of his vehicle.
Firefighters from Engine 8216 began using the Jaws of Life to open the vehicle and rescue the trapped driver.
Evidence found in Jennings’ vehicle indicates alcohol may have been a factor in this collision.