Memorial Ride for Carl Nacht and Derek Lake

Thursday, June 29, 6:30 p.m.
Meet at the West Side Greenway at 42nd Street (in front of the Intrepid)

Carl Nacht, 56, was killed by an NYPD tow truck making a right turn
across the West Side Greenway.

Derek Lake, 23, was killed on Houston Street while trying to maneuver around a construction site.

Come out and remember these two cyclists.


Memorial Ride

On Thursday, June 29, 6:30 pm there will be a memorial bike ride for Dr. Carl Nacht and Derek Lake. Cyclists will meet Meet on the Hudson River Greenway at 42nd Street in front of the aircraft carrier Intrepid.

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