The following is a press release issued by the California Highway Patrol, Ukiah Office:
On 07/27/2022, at approximately 0420 hours, Party 1 was walking northbound on the US-101 southbound to West Road off-ramp along the west roadway edge, north of West Rd. Party 1 was wearing dark-colored clothing, Party 2 was driving a 2015 Chevrolet Traverse on the US-101 southbound to West Road off-ramp. The right front of the Chevrolet struck Party 1, causing Party 1 to be thrown down a dirt and grass embankment. Party 2 immediately stopped at the scene and called 9-1-1. Party 1 sustained fatal injuries as a result of this collision, Party 2 did not sustain any injuries as a result of the collision. At this time, alcohol and/or drugs do not appear to be a factor in this collision. The cause of this collision is still under investigation.
The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notifications to the next of kin.
Anyone with information pertaining to the incident are asked to contact the Ukiah CHP Office at (707) 467-4420.