Victim of Dec. 18 fatal motor vehicle incident identified

45-year-old Fanny Bay man died at the scene

  • Dec. 23, 2015 7:00 a.m.
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The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died after a motor vehicle incident near Courtenay on Dec. 18.

He was Joel Christopher Reeves, aged 45, of Fanny Bay.

Mr. Reeves was the driver of a Toyota 4Runner that was northbound on Highway 19 in Fanny Bay, south of Courtenay, at about 8:15 p.m. on Dec. 18 when it left the travelled portion of the roadway and crossed the centre median. Mr. Reeves was deceased at the scene.

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate this death.

Mr. Reeves’s family has been notified of his death. On behalf of family members, the BC Coroners Service requests that the media respect their privacy during this difficult time.