‘Ghost bike’ memorializes fallen cyclist

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ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A new ghost bike was set up for a cyclist who was hit and killed early this year, in northwest Albuquerque.

On January 26th, Police say 30-year-old Ernesto Kee Jr. was was riding his bicycle near Coors Blvd. and Paseo Del Norte when a vehicle struck Kee Jr. as he was crossing the road.

Duke City Wheelmen, along with family and friends of Kee Jr. installed the bike, Saturday morning.

The ghost bike will be a permanent memorial for Kee Jr. and is located on the southeast corner of Coors Blvd. and Southwestern Polytechnic Institute Rd.

Police say no charges were filled against the driver of the car that hit him.

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