LATHROP (CBS13) – Family, friends, and the community are mourning the loss of nine men who were killed on Wednesday at a San Jose VTA light rail yard.
Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal worked at a VTA bus yard for 30 years. He worked considered everyone there his second family.READ MORE: Sacramento SPCA Celebrating Opening Of New Animal Hospital
Although upset, he agreed to talk to CBS13 over the phone.READ MORE: Call Kurtis: Lincoln Couple Fined $350 For Car They Sold 5 Years Ago
“VTA is my second family. Nine people lost their lives. I have no idea what triggered it,” he said.
Dhaliwal said he knew one of the victims and is mourning the loss of the man he considered a friend.MORE NEWS: Newsom Wants To Pay All Back Rent Owed By Low-Income Californians Using Pandemic Relief Funds
Two family members, including his wife, are still working at VTA.
we’ll hear more about how that makes it even harder for him right now – tonight at 10.