On December 15 at 10:56 p.m. the Comox Valley RCMP entered into an investigation of a missing person in the Fanny Bay area. This investigation took a turn for the worse at 11:29 p.m. when the man was located lying in a ditch on Highway 19A near Curran road in Fanny Bay. It was apparent that the 48-year-old male cyclist had been struck by a vehicle that had been southbound on highway 19A as well. The man was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Comox where he was pronounced deceased.
The RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating the vehicle involved in this collision and its driver. It is believed that the vehicle involved is a Ford that is white in colour and will have damage to the front passenger side, headlight assembly and possibly the windshield area as well.
If you have information about this collision you are asked to contact Sgt. M. Whitworth at the North Island Traffic service in Campbell River at 250-286-5646 or if you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.