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Courtenay man dies in motorcyle accident Tuesday

By STAFF WRITER
January 16, 2013 · 9:45 AM
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A 36-year-old Comox Valley man is dead following a crash late Tuesday afternoon in Courtenay at 29th Street and Cliffe Avenue. / PHOTO BY CTV VANCOUVER ISLAND

A 36-year-Courtenay man is dead following a collision involving a motorcycle and a pick-up truck late Tuesday afternoon.

Comox Valley RCMP responded to a crash at 29th Street and Cliffe Avenue just after 5:30 p.m. which claimed the life of Ryan James Barclay.

Police are working with an RCMP collision reconstructionist and the BC Coroner's office to determine the cause of the collision.

"At this time we are looking to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the collision or the motorcycle during the minutes preceding the collision,"  said Cst. Shauna Leblanc of the Comox Valley Municipal Traffic Unit.

Anyone with information about this collision and has not yet spoken with the RCMP is asked to please call the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321.  Should the caller wish to remain anonymous they can call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

-Comox Valley RCMP

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