Eureka contractor dies in industrial accident


HYDESVILLE- The Humboldt County Sheriff’s office is investigating a fatal tree trimming accident.

It happened Wednesday morning around 8 on Hill Lane in Hydesville.

Deputies answered a call about an industrial accident and determined that 42-year-old contractor Scott Eskra of Eureka, died when a tree limb fell on him.

An autopsy will be performed Friday as the investigation continues.