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Alexis Bounds died after being hit by a dump truck making a turn. The 37-year-old driver pleaded guilty to careless driving. DENVER — One year after a 37-year-old Denver bicyclist was killed when a car hit her near the Denver Country Club, loved ones and cycling advocates held a memorial Friday night in her honor. Alexis Bounds died after the driver of a dump truck turned into her at the corner of Bayaud Avenue and South Marion Parkway on July 24, 2019. Friday night, a group gathered at the same intersection to dedicate a memorial bench to Bounds, and honor her with a memorial bike ride to around Washington Park. The intersection was decorated with flowers, lanterns and butterflies painted on the sidewalk. "For those of you who do not know Alexis personally, she was one of the warmest, most thoughtful persons you would ever meet," Bound’s husband, Teddy, told the crowd Friday night. "If there was another family in our place, she would be out here passionately contributing the way you are. She loved people. She loved to smile. She loved new experiences and she loved her family most of all." Bounds was the mother of two young sons, Lincoln and Oliver. "What you are doing for us tonight, is transforming this space. What was a place of pain and heartache has become something beautiful tonight," Teddy Bounds continued. "Its given our two sons, Lincoln and Oliver, this unique opportunity to engage with this space in such a […]

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