The vehicle involved in the incident fled the scene and is currently being looked for by authorities. It is described as a Hyundai, and possibly an SUV.
His bandmate and friend, Brian Robertson, made this statement on the band's website:
I can not put into words what I'm feeling now. My band mate, my best friend, my room mate Ryan Dallas Cook was killed early in the morning on the 19th. I dont have words to tell you how I feel. I love Dallas like a brother, and I've lost one of the most important persons in my life