In Honor of Those Who Have Passed

Our hearts are broken for our VTA colleagues over the event that happened on Wednesday, May 26. We send our deepest condolences to families, friends, and colleagues of the victims of the recent tragedy in San José:

  • Alex Ward Fritch, age 49
  • Paul Delacruz Megia, age 42
  • Taptejdeep Singh, age 36
  • Adrian Balleza, age 29
  • Jose Dejesus Hernandez III, age 35
  • Timothy Michael Romo, age 49
  • Michael Joseph Rudometkin, age 40
  • Abdolvahab Alaghmandan, age 63
  • Lars Kepler Lane, age 63

Please know that no one in Santa Clara County has to bear the weight of life's hardships alone. Our Suicide and Crisis Hotline is accessible 24/7 with multiple language services available for those who need it. Anyone can text RENEW to 741741 to access our Crisis Text Line. For more information on our services, please visit


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