City Mourns Death of Cable Car Operator Reynaldo Morante


Mayor Edwin M. Lee this week released ta statement on the death of cable car operator Reynaldo Morante, who was in a coma and on life support at Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center since June 2015 after he was struck by a suspected drunken motorcyclist:

“On behalf of the City and County of San Francisco, I extend my deepest condolences to the family of Reynaldo Morante who tragically died after being struck while on duty last year,” Mayor Lee said on Tuesday.

Morante served as a Muni operator for more than 20 years and became a cable car operator in 2014. He was a dedicated city employee who dreamed of being part of San Francisco’s historic cable cars, and he served our residents and visitors with great distinction, said Mayor Lee.


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