TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Toronto transit union president Bob
Kinnear is at the scene of the accident near the Yorkdale subway
station in which one TTC worker was killed and another seriously
wounded at about 5 a.m. this morning when they were struck by a service
"This is a great tragedy for the families of the victims and for the
entire TTC family," said Kinnear.
"We do not yet know how this happened but the investigation is intense
and all agencies involved, including the union, will not rest until we
know everything that is possible to know about how this happened."
The names of the victims are not being released pending notification of
"We ask the media to give the families some time to deal personally with
this tragedy and direct all enquiries for the time being through the
union," said Kinnear.
SOURCE: Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113
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