Sun Tran buses driving with headlights on to honor driver

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Sun Tran honors driver who was killed in a hit and run earlier this month, asking for community help to do so.

Today Sun Tran and Sun Van vehicles will be driving with their headlights on to celebrate the life of John Akers, who died on May 23 while he was commuting to work.  Individual drivers are invited to drive with their lights on to join in honoring Aker's memory.

"John had the opportunity to serve many in our community throughout the years, touching many lives along the way," said Kate Riley, general manager of Sun Tran, in a recent news release.  "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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