(Photo: Mike Hensen/The London Free Press/QMI Agency)
Lafarge, the concrete company that owned the truck involved, has released a statement.
A statement on behalf of Lafarge Canada Inc on the death of a cyclist in London
MONTREAL, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ – We were deeply distressed when we learned of this fatal incident involving a concrete truck owned and operated by Lafarge and a cyclist in London. Our thoughts and prayers are with those who are affected by this tragedy, especially the family and friends of the cyclist.
To know that a family has been forever changed by this tragedy is devastating. The loss is heart wrenching, the impact lasting. Today, and for many days to come, our hearts will be with the family and friends as they face this difficult time.
At Lafarge, safety is our most important value. This terrible tragedy serves to remind us of the vital importance of safety in our community.
We are taking all necessary steps to establish all of the facts and will cooperate fully with the authorities as they continue their investigation.
Shawn Tylee, General Manager