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: Young Eagles Are Falling From Their Nests Due To NorCal’s Oppressive Heatwave
Although upset, he agreed to talk to CBS13 over the phone.READ MORE: Suspect In Custody After Shooting At House Of Oliver In Roseville
“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: Forward Progress Stopped On Fire In El Dorado Hills
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.