RIP Dan Peterson

JohnstonWells Senior Associate Dan Peterson died from injuries sustained in a hit-and-run bicycle accident this weekend. He was 30. JohnstonWells released a statement saying that, “Dan will be remembered for his dedication to his clients and his love of the outdoors, especially the Colorado mountains.”

The still-unidentified person responsible for Dan’s death was a white woman with blonde, shoulder-length hair who was driving a green or dark-colored Subaru hatchback with a bike rack. The car likely has front-end damage. If you have any information, please contact Denver police.

Update: Members of Denver’s biking community have placed a “ghost bike” memorial for Dan at Lincoln Street and Sixth Avenue:

6 thoughts on “RIP Dan Peterson

  1. Dan and I worked at JW at different times so we didn’t work together, but I certainly heard many positive things about him and his work. Thank you for posting the story.

  2. Oh my goodness! This is horrific news! I had the pleasure of meeting Dan when I shadowed at Johnston Wells a couple years ago in March. He escorted me to a PRSA luncheon and expressed he was new to Denver. He seemed full of life. So sorry to hear this news…

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