Two dead and one injured in a car crash on US 101
According to the Redheaded Blackbelt news, on Friday morning, a car crash occurred on US-101 north of French Road resulting in two dead and one injured.
Reportedly, on Friday approximately at 3:20 a.m. a GMC Yukon, driven by Steven Murray of Fortuna, CA, ran off the east road edge and collided with a light pole and a redwood tree.
The collision with the redwood tree caused the car to overturn as it traveled down an embankment adjacent to Redwood Highway. The car came to a stop on its left side within the lanes of Maple Hills Road.
Two of the passengers, Dennis M. Wendt, 69, and Roger Harwood, 67, sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced deceased at the scene, said the officials
Murray was transported to St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka, CA with moderate injuries and is in stable condition as of July 21, 10:20 a.m., stated the article.
The California Highway Patrol, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department, Phillipsville Volunteer Fire Department, Miranda Volunteer Fire Department, Cal Fire, City Ambulance of Eureka, and Cal Trans all responded to the scene to assist and serve.
This collision remains under investigation by the Garberville California Highway Patrol.
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