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July 9, 2012 at 1:44 PM

Ghost bikes mark site of deadly Capitol Hill crash

Bicycle rider Nap Cantwell collided with a van at Pike Street and Boren Avenue on May . He died from his injuries eight days later. Two ghost bikes are displayed in his memory at the intersection where the crash occurred. (Seattle Times photo)

Two “ghost bikes” were hung at the intersection where 18-year-old Nap Cantwell was fatally injured in a bicycle accident in late May.

Cantwell was running late for work May 29, when he took off down Capitol Hill on his dad’s bike.

At 6:20 a.m., he collided with a van at Pike Street and Boren Avenue and was taken by ambulance to Harborview Medical Center.

Cantwell died there eight days later, his parents and sister at his bedside.

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