Update: Bicyclist Killed On Highway 299 Identified As Burney Woman

A bicyclist who was killed in the Intermountain area of Shasta County Monday night has been identified as 36-year-old Brittany Rose Olmstead of Burney. At around 9 O’clock she was riding east along the shoulder of Highway 299 east of Rocky Ridge Road when an elderly woman from Fall River Mills allowed her Subaru Impreza to drift off the roadway and strike the bicycle from behind. Olmstead was declared dead at the scene. The CHP says alcohol or drugs are not suspected.