Native community remembers accident victim
Members of the Native community held a memorial for Darcy Allan Sheppard, a cyclist who was killed in a high-profile accident in Toronto, Ontario.

Sheppard, 33, was of Cree, Metis and Ojibwa heritage. Family and friends acknowledged his troubled past but recalled him as generous and hard-working.

"He was always willing to work on himself, always willing to try," Ryan Walsh of Aboriginal Legal Services said at the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto, CBC News reported.

Sheppard was a bike courier who was was killed in a street accident involving former Ontario attorney general Michael Bryant. Prosecutors have charged Bryant with criminal negligence causing death and dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death.

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Cyclist in Bryant case remembered at native ceremony (CBC 9/8)
Cyclist 'will never be forgotten' (The Toronto Sun 9/9)