The cyclist was found in a ditch alongside the 2000 block of Left Road. (Google Street View)

The cyclist was found in a ditch alongside the 2000 block of Left Road. (Google Street View)

Collision ruled out in Comox Valley cyclist death

Police turn the investigation of Jan. 3 incident over to Coroner’s office

The investigation into the death of a cyclist near Courtenay does not appear to be the result of a hit-and-run.

“At this time we can confirm that there was no collision that caused this tragic incident,” stated Const. Rob Gardner, Comox Valley RCMP media relations officer in a release.

The probe into the cause of the death of the unidentified man who was found in distress on Left Road on Jan. 3, has now been turned over the BC Coroner’s Service.

Gardner said the Comox Valley RCMP thanks the public for all assistance offered with this investigation. Any further enquiries can be directed to the British Columbia Coroners Service.