Sun Tran to flash bright lights to honor former employee

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Sun Tran is asking drivers to join them in driving with their headlights on this Friday to honor the memory of a Sun Tran employee who passed away last week.

John Akers, a Sun Tran coach operator, died on May 23 while commuting to work by bicycle.

Sun Tran and Sun Van vehicles will drive with bright headlights on May 31.

"John had the opportunity to serve many in our community throughout the years, touching many lives
along the way," Kate Riley, general manager of Sun Tran said. "Driving with the headlights on is Sun
Tran's way of honoring John, a valued member of the Sun Tran family for nearly 40 years."

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