Parker Amann obituary and dead, Hundreds mourn the loss of Cedar teen

The communities of Nanaimo and Cedar are in mourning following the tragic loss of 14-year-old Parker Amann. He lost his life after the lawnmower he was riding collided with a pickup truck. In a heartfelt post, family friend Leah Pearson expressed the profound grief, emphasizing the need for support for the family, who has now faced a second tragic loss.

Parker’s father, Paul Amann, shared a poignant photo and video of his son, expressing the shattered hearts of the family. The tragic news has garnered an outpouring of condolences and offers of assistance from hundreds of people on social media. Many highlighted Parker’s impact on the community, school, and his passion for sports, describing him as a shining star taken too soon.

Amid expressions of sympathy, there were also messages for the driver of the pickup, acknowledging the tragic circumstances and sending support. The 45-year-old driver cooperated with investigators, and the collision was not attributed to drugs or alcohol. The wet road conditions at the time were noted as a contributing factor.

The intersection at Lindsey and White roads in Cedar, where the incident occurred, was temporarily closed as authorities conducted a thorough examination of the scene. Leah Pearson conveyed the family’s gratitude for the overwhelming messages and support, suggesting e-transfers for those willing to help alleviate financial concerns during this difficult time.

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