2 dead, 1 injured in Highway 101 crash between Myers Flat and Weott

First responders arrive at scene of deadly crash along Highway 101.

WEOTT, Calif. — A deadly traffic crash shut down U.S. Highway 101 completely in southern Humboldt County on Monday.

That crash happened about 4:45 p.m. along Highway 101 between Myers Flat and Weott.

The California Highway Patrol said the crash involved an SUV and two motorcyclists.

The SUV driver and one of the motorcyclists were killed, while the other motorcyclist was hospitalized with serious injuries.

CalTrans said that stretch of Highway 101 would remain closed through at least 11 p.m. Monday.

Traffic was being diverted onto the Avenue of the Giants.