Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Pedestrian Struck on 101 Identified

Posted By on Tue, Nov 2, 2021 at 10:53 AM

The CHP today identified the pedestrian killed just after 2 a.m. Monday after being hit by a car while walking in the lanes of U.S. Highway 101 north of Fernbridge as Greg Campbell. He was 50.

Campbell, a resident of Sausalito, died at the scene.

Impairment by the driver is not considered to be a factor, according to the California Highway Patrol. The results of Campbell’s toxicology screening is pending.

The crash remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call the CHP at 822-5981 or 268-2000.

Read the CHP release below:

On 11/01/2021, at approximately 2:12 AM, the CHP Humboldt Communication Center (HCC) received a call of a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic crash on US-101 Northbound, north of Fernbridge.  Based on CHP's preliminary investigation, it appears this crash occurred when Greg Campebell, of Sausalito, CA, was walking within the lanes of US-101 Northbound and was struck by a 2021 Subaru sedan being driven by Josphat Muhia of Eureka.  Emergency medical personnel arrived on scene and attempted to render aid to Mr. Campbell.  However, due to the severity of his injuries, Mr. Campbell succumbed to those injuries and was pronounced deceased. 

Impairment is not considered to be a factor in the driving of the vehicle.  Impairment of Mr. Campbell is unknown at this time and is pending toxicology results by the Humboldt County Coroner's Office.

The CHP is continuing to investigate this crash and asks anyone with information to contact the Humboldt Area CHP at (707)822-5981 or (707) 268-2000.

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