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Bus driver disappears after route

The Associated Press
Saturday December 08, 2001

EAST PALO ALTO — A SamTrans bus driver was still missing early Friday after finishing his route two days earlier and failing to return with the bus. 

The driver, whose name was not released, was last seen Wednesday after dropping off passengers in East Palo Alto. 

Late Thursday the bus was discovered abandoned in San Francisco. 

The small, 14-person coach serves the Redi-Wheels program for disabled passengers. The driver was due to return the bus to San Carlos after his shift. 

Despite the mystery, San Carlos police Cmdr. Rich Cinfio says his department has found no evidence of foul play.