Motorist Severely Injures Cyclist
On Sunday, May 30, 2021, at around noon, a 34-year-old man, Richard Zapata, was behind the wheel of a Suburu Forester. He was traveling at an unknown speed in an easterly direction on Scott Forbes Road. At the same time, a 56-year-old woman from Browns Valley was riding a bicycle in the same direction on Scotts Forbes Road. The Forester struck the Browns Valley bicyclist, Rebecca Schmit, causing severe injuries to her lower leg, according to the Yuba-Sutter office of the California Highway Patrol (CHP).