Suncor Energy Inc.

Suncor Energy Inc.

August 28, 2009 00:00 ET

Fatal incident on Suncor site

Fort McMurray, Alberta (August 28, 2009) — Suncor Energy Inc. regretfully reports that a Cow Harbour Construction Ltd. employee was fatally injured today as a result of an incident that occurred early this afternoon near a Cow Harbour work area at Suncor’s Oil Sands site.

Suncor Emergency Services personnel secured the scene and notified all authorities. Suncor is working with the RCMP, Workplace Health and Safety and Cow Harbour Construction to complete a full investigation into the cause of the incident.

“This is a tragic incident and I know that both Cow Harbour and Suncor employees and contractors join me in extending our deepest sympathies to the worker’s family. They are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time,” said Kirk Bailey, Suncor’s executive vice president.  

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin.

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