Memorial bike ride held in Vancouver for cyclist killed in dump truck collision

A memorial bike ride was held Sunday in downtown Vancouver to honour a well-loved cyclist who lost his life in a crash in the West End last week.

Agustín Beltrán, 28, was killed in a collision with a dump truck at the intersection of Hornby Street and Pacific Boulevard on Wednesday.

Beltrán was a first-year PhD student at the University of British Columbia. He studied environmental and applied microeconomics, according to the university’s website.

The memorial ride on Sunday started outside the Vancouver Art Gallery and went to the site of the deadly collision.

Cyclist Dara Poon said the city’s cycling community has been reeling since the crash.

“I’m saddened to hear of the death of a fellow cyclist,” she said. “It could have

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