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Fatal motorcycle accident in Southern Humboldt

Honeydew - A man has lost his life after crashing a motorcycle on Mattole Road in southern Humboldt.

California Highway Patrol reports that Saturday night, a 42-year-old Rio Dell resident was traveling west on Mattole Road near the Honeydew CalFire station when for unknown reasons he lost control and went off the roadway. The driver was ejected and sustained fatal injuries. The collision is under investigation by the CHP.

It is unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in this accident.