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Police to canvass area in Whitchurch-Stouffville where 20-year-old cyclist was fatally struck

Click to play video: 'Mother pleads for driver in fatal hit-and-run to contact police'
Mother pleads for driver in fatal hit-and-run to contact police
WATCH ABOVE: Felicia Thompson, the mother of Daunte Thompson-Bruce, is pleading with the driver to contact York Regional Police and she is asking the public's help. (May 23) – May 23, 2018

WHITCHURCH-STOUFFVILLE, Ont. – York regional police say they’ll be conducting a roadway canvass for witnesses and information following a fatal collision involving a cyclist in Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ont.

Investigators say they believe Daunte Thompson-Bruce, 20, was biking south on Ninth Line when, some time between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. Tuesday, when he was struck by a vehicle.

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Police say a passerby contacted them around 6 a.m. after noticing Thompson-Bruce by the side of the road and he died of his injuries at the scene.

Investigators plan to be at the collision site on Friday between 2:30 a.m. and 5 a.m. to stop vehicles and canvass for information and witnesses.

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They are asking anyone who may have been in the area of Ninth Line and Bethesda Sideroad before 6 a.m. with dashcam, or anyone who saw the cyclist or the collision to come forward.

Investigators and the victim’s family are also urging the person responsible to seek legal advice and turn themselves in to police.

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