The CHP has identified the three people killed in a crash on Patrick’s Point Drive early this morning as 44-year-old Trinidad resident James Cohee Jr., 28-year-old Eureka resident Chloe Chapman and 32-year-old Arcata resident Cody Behler.
At 3:15 this morning, the California Highway Patrol responded to a vehicle collision on Patrick’s Point Drive, near the Larrupin Cafe.
CHP learned that a 1996 Chevrolet pickup truck had driven off the road way and crashed into an embankment, with the driver and two passengers — who weren't wearing seatbelts — ejected from the vehicle. All three were pronounced dead at the scene.
Their identities are being withheld until the Humboldt County Coroner’s Office notifies their next of kin. The cause of the collision is still unknown but the CHP is continuing its investigation and is asking anyone with additional information to contact the Humboldt Area CHP Office at 822-5981 or send an email to email@example.com.
Read the full release here:
UPDATE 6-25-19 @ 1300 Hours: The victims in this morning’s fatal collision have been identified as 42 year old James Cohee Jr. of Trinidad, 28 year old Chloe Chapman of Eureka and 32 year old Cody Behler of Arcata. The CHP would like to extend our condolences to the families of the victims and asks anyone with information regarding this collision to please contact the Humboldt Area CHP Office at 707-822-5981 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
On 06/25/2019, at approximately 315 AM, the CHP Humboldt Area responded to a report of a vehicle collision on Patrick's Point Drive, near the Larrupin Cafe. A caller reported a vehicle off the roadway and on fire. Upon arrival, emergency personnel discovered a 1966 Chevrolet pickup which had traveled off the roadway, impacted an embankment, and ejected three occupants. Unfortunately, due to their injuries, all three occupants were pronounced deceased.
Identification of the occupants is pending notification of next of kin by the Humboldt County Coroner's Office.
The cause of the collision is unknown at this time. The California Highway Patrol Humboldt Area is asking anyone with additional information regarding this collision to contact the Humboldt Area CHP Office at 707-822-5981 or to send an email to