Statement from Hydro One regarding employee fatalities in eastern Ontario

Dec 14, 2017

TORONTO, Dec. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - We are deeply saddened to confirm that an incident involving one of our helicopter aircraft occurred in the Tweed area and has resulted in four fatalities. Emergency services are on-site and we have notified all the appropriate oversight organizations. Names will not be released as next of kin are being notified.

Our thoughts and prayers are with their families at this difficult time. During this grieving process, we will do everything we can to assist our employees and their families who have been affected in any way, by providing counseling and support.

The safety of our employees is paramount and Hydro One together with appropriate safety agencies that have been dispatched will investigate the incident.

We will provide up-dates as information is confirmed.

SOURCE Hydro One Inc.

For further information: Hydro One Media Relations, 416-345-6868


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