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.”READ MORE: Former Chicago Bear Dan Hampton Faces Driving While Intoxicated Charge After Recent In Northwest Indiana
Hogue was struck and killed Friday while riding his bicycle near Grand Avenue and Lower DuSable Lake Shore Drive.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Slight Warm Up On The Way
The bicycle community put up a white ghost bike at the site to stand as a memorial.
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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.