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HART establishes scholarship fund for children of bus driver who was killed

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Posted at 1:24 PM, May 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-22 13:46:22-04

HART has announced two financial support funds established in memory of Operator Thomas Dunn, the driver who was killed while on duty.

Dunn was stabbed by a passenger over the weekend, but was heroically able to navigate the bus to the side of the road and saving further injuries to additional passengers.

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"Today, we announce the creation of two financial support funds for Mr. Dunn's family," said HART CEO Benjamin Limmer. "Following this senseless tragedy, we offer the community the opportunity to support his family in their time of need."

Donations for the family fund can be made at any Tampa Bay Federal Credit Union branch or mailed to: Tampa Bay Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 7492, Tampa, FL

Donations to the family fund should include the following:

Name of Fund: The Thomas Dunn Memorial Fund
Memorial ID #: 563719

HART has also created a memorial scholarship for Mr. Dunn's children for educational scholarships. You can donate to that scholarship here.