Cynthia Marcotte and her partner William, on a bicycle, before the accident.
Cynthia Marcotte and her spouse were riding their bikes on Saturday evening when they were hit by a vehicle, in Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, in Centre-du-Québec.
The accident happened on Highway 265 around 8:30 p.m. The cyclists were traveling north when they were hit by the vehicle traveling in the same direction.
The 29-year-old woman succumbed to her injuries a few hours after arriving at the hospital, while the man suffered serious injuries, but the authorities no longer fear for his life.
A reconstitutionist from the Sûreté du Québec was dispatched to the scene. The investigation is still ongoing.
The causes of the collision are not known at this time.
Investigators met the 45-year-old driver of the vehicle.
On social networks, the death of the Quebec nutritionist and influencer caused a stir. It was Cynthia Marcotte's spouse, William, who announced the news to Internet users on his spouse's Facebook page.
Start of the widget. Skip widget?End of widget. Back to top of widget?
Nutritionist Bernard Lavallée offered his condolences to the family. There are no words strong enough to express how sorry I am. Cynthia was a unifier in the profession. She was always very generous with her knowledge and helped everyone. I can say that all nutritionists in Quebec are very affected by the news, he wrote.
Nutritionist Isabelle Huot also offered her condolences. A huge loss. We all adored Cynthia, an exceptional woman and professional. Good luck in this difficult ordeal, she expressed following the publication.
Fatal collision in Centre-du-Québec