Photo by John Ross Ferrara.

UPDATE, Monday, Oct. 31: HSU further assesses the damages: 

HSU Facilities Management is estimating repair costs to the entryway sign at Sunset Ave. and LK Wood Blvd. between $7,000 and $10,000 and could take up to three months to complete. 

Temporary repairs will be in place as soon as possible. 

Full repairs will include an extensive reapplication of the stucco finish, which can potentially be hindered by Humboldt’s rainy season.

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Original Post: HSU press release:

At about 6:20 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 30 a vehicle crashed into the Humboldt State University entryway sign at Sunset Ave. and LK Wood Blvd.

According to a witness, the vehicle may have been travelling as fast as 40 miles per hour. The driver of the vehicle was a student, who was treated but not seriously injured. Campus staff are assessing the damage to the entryway sign and there is no estimate on the time it will take to repair.

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