EPD Identifies Fatal Crash Victim


The Eureka Police Department continues to investigate a fatal Nov. 3 crash that killed a Fortuna man.

According to a press release issued this morning, 32-year-old Aldo Emmanuel Zaragoza was driving southbound on Broadway shortly before 1 p.m. when, for unknown reasons, he crossed the center turn lane and veered into oncoming traffic, hitting a truck.  Zaragoza was pronounced dead at the scene.

"It does not appear drugs or alcohol played a factor in the collision," the press release states.

The investigation remains ongoing and EPD asks that anyone with information about the crash contact officer Sollom at jsollom@EurekaCA.gov or (707) 441-4060.

Read the full press release here.

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