Coroner identifies cyclist killed in Nanaimo

The B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a cyclist who died after colliding with a car on Wall Street Friday.

Jeffrey Ryan Clark, 27, of Nanaimo, was cycling southbound down a steep section of Wall Street when he collided with a northbound car that turned left into the driveway of a condominium complex.

Clark was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident and sustained severe head injuries.

Police said Clark also had no lights on his bicycle, was wearing dark clothing and had been consuming alcohol prior to the accident.

Clark died of his injuries at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital Saturday.

The Coroners Service and Nanaimo RCMP Traffic Services are continuing their investigation into his death.

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