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RCMP are searching for a hit and run driver after a cyclist was struck in Duncan last night.

The collision occurred at around 8:15 p.m. on September 15th, near the intersection of Government Street and Canada Avenue.

RCMP, paramedics, and the Duncan fire department responded and located the injured cyclist at the scene.

The cyclist was transported to hospital by ambulance to be treated for non-life threatening injuries sustained as result of the collision.

Witnesses reported seeing a dark coloured Dodge pickup truck strike the cyclist before leaving the scene.

Police are requesting anyone who was in the area at the time of the event and witnessed the collision to contact the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP at 250 748 5522.

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