Transit union mourns loss of member following subway tunnel accident

    TORONTO, April 23 /CNW/ - The following statement has been issued by Bob
Kinnear, President/Business Agent of the Transit Workers Union, ATU Local 113:
    "We were shocked and saddened beyond words to learn early this morning of
the sudden accidental death on the job of a fellow member and the critical
injury of two of his co-workers, also ATU 113 members.
    "At this time and until further notice, the union will be making no
detailed statements on the accident or any of the circumstances surrounding
it. Our sole concern right now is ensuring that the families of the deceased
and injured are cared for and supported in every way possible. Our hearts go
out to them.
    "We thank the media in advance for respecting the need of the affected
families for privacy in this time of sorrow for the deceased and great anxiety
for the critically injured."

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For further information: Bill Reno, (416) 223-7366

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Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113

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