Friends of Nathaniel Crowson hold memorial at Mid City Bikes

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POSTED: Monday, January 23, 2012 - 9:11pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 4:56pm

Monday night, friends of Nathaniel Crowson held a memorial to remember thier friend they lost in an accident Saturday night.

Nathan and a friend were riding their bikes along Perkins Road when Joseph Branch, 28, was drinking and driving and ran the two over.

Tonight, friends of Crowson held a memorial at Mid City Bikes, and owner Travis Hans is sad about his friend, but he thinks this incident will finally get people to be safer to cyclists in Baton Rouge.

"Nathan's face is very real for a lot of people, and what happened to him is gonna be real for a lot of people that never knew him, and that's gonna help raise awareness," said Hans.

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