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Date Released: 8/22/2005
Subject: Industrial Accident
Contact: Brenda Gainey, PIO
Case No#: 200505063
Released By: Sgt. Garcia

Location: Eureka

On 8/22/2005 at approximately 1600 hours, deputies from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and medical personnel responded to the 7000 block of Linda Road, Eureka, for an industrial accident. It was reported that a 60-year-old man had been involved in an accident while operating a large piece of machinery. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The name of the victim is not being released at this time, pending notification of family members. The matter is still under investigation.