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Bend woman charged with DUII for deadly crash with cyclist

Booking photo for Shantel Witt from the Deschutes County Jail

BEND, Ore. – A woman is facing DUII charges after deputies say she struck and killed a bicyclist on Saturday just outside Bend.

Officials said Shantel Witt, 41, was driving her GMC pickup on Dodds Road when she missed a curve in the road and struck Marika Stone who was riding with two other people.

Stone was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators said they believe Witt was intoxicated at the time. She was booked into the Deschutes County Jail on manslaughter, DUII, and reckless driving charges.

She has since been released. Her next court date is set for January 16.

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