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Emerald West Car Crash Humboldt County State Route 299

Emerald West Car Crash Humboldt County State Route 299

Emerald West, 21, Killed in Humboldt County Crash on State Route 299

HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CA (April 22, 2023) – Emerald West was killed after a car crash on State Route 299 in Humboldt County.

The sheriff’s office identified the 21-year-old McKinleyville woman as one of the victims in the fatal wreck which took place on Thursday.

The incident happened when Emerald West was driving a gray Hyundai Tucson east on State Route 299, west of Lord Ellis Summit, in Humboldt County.

Multiple Vehicles Collide

At the same time, a white Ford F–550 service truck and a 2020 Kenworth semi-truck were going west. For an unknown reason, the Hyundai and the Ford collided head-on.

The California Highway Patrol said the Tucson then slammed into the Kenworth. The Times Standard and KRCRTV News wrote that the collision occurred on April 20 at about 12:39 p.m.

Emerald West and her passenger, a 30-year-old McKinleyville woman, died at the scene of the crash. The driver of the Ford sustained minor injuries as a result of the accident.

The operator of the Kenworth did not sustain any wound following the wreck. Meanwhile, the cause of the Humboldt County crash is still under investigation.

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Sources: The Times Standard and KRCRTV News

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