Man dies after being struck by vehicle in McKinleyville


MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. - A man died after being struck by a vehicle on North Bank Road in McKinleyville, Friday evening.

Officials with the California Highway Patrol said at approximately 6 p.m., Dena Lara, 33, of Blue Lake, was driving her 2012 Toyota Corolla northbound on Highway 200, North Bank Road, north of Highway 299, when she struck Timothy Good, 43, of McKinleyville.

Officials said Good was walking along the edge of the roadway on the eastbound side of North Bank Road. CHP and emergency personnel responded to the scene and transported Good to Mad River Community Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The CHP said it is continuing its investigation. Impairment is not believed to be a factor.

Anyone with information related to this collision is encouraged to contact the California Highway Patrol at 707-822-5981.

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