Crash Victim Identified As Round Mountain Woman

A man killed in a crash on Highway 299 near Montgomery Creek east of Redding Friday afternoon has been identified as 65-year-old Michael Lemen of Round Mountain. He was driving a 1998 Dodge Ram pickup westbound west of Moose Camp Road when he crossed into the oncoming lane and hit the driver’s side of a 2015 Toyota Corolla. Lemen’s pickup continued off the roadway and into a field before colliding with a tree about 75 feet off the highway. Lemen died at the scene. The 78-year-old female driver of the Toyota and her 60-year-old female passenger both suffered moderate injuries.