Crime

Photos: Ghost bike memorial honors hit-and-run victim Dan Peterson

An all-white bicycle with a bouquet of yellow flowers is now locked to a street pole on Lincoln at 6th Avenue -- an intersection where a cyclist collided with a car whose driver allegedly stole the bike and fled from the scene.

The memorial, put up by local bike advocates who wish to remain anonymous, is there to honor Dan Peterson, thirty, who died early on Sunday, July 22, after a late-night hit-and-run. At this time, the Denver Police Department investigation is still ongoing, though officials have located the suspected hit-and-run vehicle -- and they're revealing more information about the case.

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