CHICAGO (CBS) — A celebration of life turned into a call for action in Logan Square on Saturday.
Family, friends and neighbors ended a vigil in honor of Kevin Clark by making some noise for bike safety.READ MORE: Community Leaders Try To Find Home For Mural Dedicated To Murdered Young Activist
Clark, a drummer and music teacher known for his role in the movie School of Rock was killed while riding his bike near Logan Boulevard and Western Avenue last month.READ MORE: Memorial Held For Beloved Barber Gunned Down On The Job In Lawndale
Speakers, including Clark’s cousin, said they hope Clark’s death will force the city to fix what’s been a problem intersection for a while now.
“This is a no-brainer. Everyone who lives here, everyone who votes wants this to be fixed, and every single person will be benefitted if it’s fixed,” Matt Portman said.MORE NEWS: Goodman Theater Opens For The First Time In More Than A Year
Organizers also installed a so-called “ghost bike” at the crash site to remind other drivers that bicyclists also share the roads.