Covelo man dies in Willits accident

On Friday, Jan. 4 at around 9 p.m., deputies from the Mendocino County sheriff’s office were dispatched to assist the California Highway Patrol in regards to a reported vehicle collision in the 4000 block of Highway 20 Willits.

Further investigation revealed that the male passenger in one of the vehicles received fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was identified as Robert Jeffrey Tymn, age 34, of Covelo.

The circumstances of the vehicle collision are currently under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.