Crime

Dan Peterson, R.I.P.: Remembering hit-and-run victim who elevated bike-safety concerns

Sandi Peterson sometimes worried about how her son Dan, who moved to Denver in 2010, was getting by in a new city. And when she flew here in July from Wisconsin, it was meaningful to meet so many of his friends at once, even if it was under the worst of circumstances. Her son had been badly injured in a bike crash and didn't have much longer to live. But inside the crowded hospital room, it was a comfort in the final moments of her son's life to see firsthand just how many lives Dan had touched during his short time in Denver.