Memorial grows for cyclist killed in downtown Vancouver – BC

A cyclist killed in an accident in Yaletown earlier this week has been identified as a UBC economics student.

A memorial to Agustín Beltrán grows on Pacific Boulevard and Hornby Street.

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The 28-year-old Vancouver School of Economics student died Wednesday when police said he was involved in a collision with a dump truck on the crosswalk at the intersection.

Beltrán’s friends and family held a vigil on the spot on Thursday evening.

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UBC staff said it was devastated over Beltrán’s death.

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“We are shocked and devastated by the death of Agustín. This is a huge loss to the UBC community and our close-knit Ph.D. program,” UBC staff wrote in a release.

“We extend our deepest condolences to Agustín’s family, friends and colleagues. We share in their grief today and in the days to come.”


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Fatal accident shuts down part of Boundary Road on Burnaby, Vancouver border


Fatal accident shuts down part of Boundary Road on Burnaby, Vancouver border

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