UPDATED: One Dead, One Injured in Falling Tree Incident in Milton

One person has been pronounced dead following a fatal incident in Milton.

Halton Police said around 5:30 p.m. that officers were in the area of Fourth Line Nassagaweya and No. 20 Side Road for a fatality investigation involving fallen trees and a contracting crew.

At 6:42 p.m., Milton Hydro confirmed that a young forestry worker who was helping clear trees from power lines was killed when a large tree fell on him.

The second victim in the incident suffered life threatening injuries and was taken to hospital, police say.

Residents should avoid the area.


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