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Major injury collision in Arcata; Father attending to daughter in car

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ARCATA- A father is recovering in the hospital after running off the road into a grove of trees in Arcata with his daughter in the car. The driver suffered major head injuries and was transported to the hospital, the six-year-old received minor injuries and was secure inside her booster seat.

According to CHP the driver, 30-year-old Patrick Rex was driving southbound under the Sunset Avenue exit on Hwy 101 when he allegedly turned around to talk to his daughter. The vehicle swerved off the road and hit a grove of trees head on. Authorities said alcohol does not appear to be a factor.