One dead one injured after a tree falls on a tree service crew during high winds

UPDATE 5/7/18: The victims have been identified as 28-year-old Adam Sura and 18-year-old Zach Plater. The pair, who were arborists with Miller Tree Services, had been clearing branches from a road near Fourth Line and 20 Sideroad to allow for a school bus, with students aboard, to pass. That’s when the tree fell.

UPDATE 5/6/18: The 18-year-old tree service worker has died of his injuries on Saturday morning.

Milton, ON L0P, Canada – A 28-year-old male tree service worker is dead and an 18-year-old male is in life-threatening condition after the tree they were working on fell on them. The men were working to clear trees from power lines after a powerful storm swept through Ontario. Police responded to the scene at around 5:30 PM and pronounced one of the workers dead at the scene. The second worker was transported to Hamilton General Hospital with life-threatening injuries after the fire department extricated him from the tree that was pinning them down.

At 6:42 PM Milton Hydro released this tweet;

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