Doug Linkhart, ex-councilman, hit while cycling to Bike To Work Day event

This was not how Bike To Work Day was supposed to go.

Sitting in on part of a Denver City Council retreat yesterday, Westword learned that ex-councilman Doug Linkhart, who ran for mayor last year, was hit by a pickup truck while cycling to a Bike To Work Day event with the mayor and current councilpersons.

Fortunately, he's fine, but the incident did prompt a conversation between council members and the mayor about road safety regulations and the interactions between cyclists and vehicles.

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