CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago’s bicycling community gathered Tuesday evening to remember Ade Hogue, a bicyclist who was killed last week.

“He was a bonfire,” one man said. “You couldn’t help but gather around him and feel his warmth.”

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Hogue was struck and killed Friday while riding his bicycle near Grand Avenue and Lower DuSable Lake Shore Drive.

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The bicycle community put up a white ghost bike at the site to stand as a memorial.

Bicyclists also demanded better safety for riders in Chicago.

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A GoFundMe page has been set up for an emergency medical fund Hogue’s family. The page has raise over $164,000.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff