Fatal Crash In Humboldt County

A deadly crash in Humboldt County Sunday night. At just before 9pm, a male driver was driving his 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer southbound on US-101, south of Benbow Drive. For reasons still under investigation, the driver allowed his vehicle to travel off the west roadway edge of US-101. The Chevrolet Trailblazer then traveled back to the east across both lanes of US-101 and off the east roadway edge. The Chevrolet Trailblazer then collided with a tree. The male driver succumbed to his injuries on scene.
This collision remains under investigation by the California Highway Patrol, Garberville Area office. It is unknown at this time if drugs or alcohol impairment are a factor in this collision.