‘Pink’ Ride Tonight in Longmont to Honor Cyclists Killed
You're going to be seeing pink in Longmont tonight. Cyclists dressed in pink will be holding an honorary parade for three bicyclists who were recently hit and killed in Boulder County.
The "Pink Ride" will begin at Roosevelt Park at 6:30p and loop around 7.5 miles around Longmont. Police will escort the cyclists along the streets where two of the cyclists were hit by vehicles.
The three cyclists being honored and remembered are Peyton Knowlton, 8, from Longmont. Peyton was killed while riding her bike home from school on May 20th.
Shane Swope, 46, of Longmont was killed on June 21st at 17th and Gay Street in Longmont.
William Davis, 35, of Boulder who was killed on June 25th on 30th Street and Jay Road in Boulder County, during a hit-and-run crash. The driver has been arrested.
Everyone coming out tonight is encouraged to wear Peyton's favorite color, pink.