Alan Berner

Every year a new wreath is placed on the Aurora Bridge honoring bus driver Mark McLaughlin who died Nov. 27, 1998 in the line of duty.  The plaque and wreath were placed by Amalgamated Transit Union Local 587. 

Thirty-two people were saved by his actions.

He was shot in the arm, the bus plunged through the railing on the east side of the bridge to a roof below then the ground.

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Memorial for bus driver

Every year on the day after Thanks­giving, the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 587 places a new wreath to honor bus driver Mark McLaughlin, who died...