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California Highway Patrol Says Hit-and-Run Suspected in Arcata Pedestrian Death

CALIFORNIA – The California Highway Patrol Humboldt Communication Center received a call from a pedestrian lying in the middle of U.S. Route 101 (US-101) in Arcata on June 7, 2023 at approximately 7:05 a.m. This location is south from the intersection of 7th Street. California Highway Patrol (CHP) along with medical personnel and emergency firefighters rushed to the scene and identified an unresponsive person who had died from blunt force injuries. It is suspected that subject was crossing US-101 northbound at approximately 9:00 p.m. on June 6, 2023, when he was struck by a vehicle that continued to drive away from the scene after the incident occurred. This is based on the preliminary investigation conducted by the CHP.

The California Highway Patrol is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the driver and vehicle involved in this collision. The vehicle involved in the crash is believed to have suffered front end damage and its right (passenger) mirror may be missing. Anyone who witnessed the collision or has information related to it is asked to contact the Humboldt Area CHP office by calling (707) 822-5981 during business hours or (707) 268- 200 outside working hours.

Related article; Unidentified corpse found in San Bernardino County

An investigation was opened by authorities after a body was discovered in San Bernardino County on Tuesday. According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, California Highway Patrol authorities discovered the man’s body at 9 a.m. in a desert area of ​​Needles, just west of Highway 95 and south of Interstate 163. The location was just west of Interstate 95. At first, authorities believed the road to be Interstate 95, which is a major highway that runs along the eastern seaboard of the United States. United.

The deceased was discovered lying next to a truck when county deputies arrived at the scene. After conducting their investigation, authorities concluded that the guy “had suffered trauma consistent with a gunshot wound. At the time, no identification was found on the body and officials said it was now uncertain when the killing took place. There was no description of the suspect who could be found right away. “The victim was transported to the coroner’s office where positive identification and notification of next of kin are pending,” authorities said.

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