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A memorial has sprung up near the place where Dallas Campbell was killed after a car he was driving slammed into a hydro pole in the west end of Guelph and funeral arrangements have been made.

Campbell was age 20 at the time of the crash. His funeral will take place at Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home from 4 p.m. to 6 pm. on May 24, followed by a gathering to celebrate his life.

Guelph Police were called to the scene around 12:47 a.m. on Saturday morning, and investigation founds that speed “played a role” in the crash. A female passenger is still in a Hamilton hospital after being airlifted.

Car pictured after crash on May 18, 2019.

On social media, people have posted about their reactions to his death, writing condolences and sharing memories of his life.

TriciaErinn Keleher Campbell, the deceased cousin, posted in a Facebook group her appreciation for those that performed CPR on the driver and stayed with him, adding that, “regardless of his past”, he f–king mattered.”

“Dallas, we all love you,” Anna McWhinney wrote on the memory wall of his obituary.

Local activist Edward Pickersgill posted an image in his memory from 2013 taken at the Baker Street Art Gallery.