MYERS FLAT- In southern Humboldt a child was struck and killed Thursday after a pick-up truck backed into her. According to the CHP it happened on the 300 block of Myers Avenue in Myers Flat. Officers said Steven Tilsner, 50 of Myers Flat was backing out his driveway and didn’t see his two-year-old daughter walking behind the vehicle until she was hit.
A friend then signaled Tilsner to stop his vehicle. The child was transported to the hospital where she was later pronounced dead. Officers do not believe alcohol was involved.