Hank Sims / @ 9:21 a.m. / Crime

CHP Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Suspect in Last Week’s Fatal Hit-and-Run Collision

Benjamin Lee Taggart.




From the California Highway Patrol:

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) Humboldt Area has taken the lead in investigating the death of a 21 year old man on US-101.  Over the weekend an autopsy was performed and the pathologist ruled the death to be a traffic collision. 

At this time the CHP is following up on several investigative leads.  We are looking for assistance from the public.  The suspect vehicle may have damage to the front driver side bumper/fender area. 

If anyone has any information that may help identify the person responsible in the death of this young man please contact the Humboldt CHP Office at (707)822-5981 during business hours or the Humboldt Communications Center at (707)268-2000 after business hours.



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