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Driver dead after single vehicle crash in Mapleton

MAPLETON – An early morning single vehicle crash has claimed the life of the driver operating the vehicle.
Around 6:00 a.m. this morning, Wellington OPP responded to the fatal collision on Sixteenth Line between Sideroad 19 and Sideroad 21, south of Arthur.
Mapleton Fire/Rescue along with Guelph Wellington Paramedics Service attended the scene.
Police say the driver was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. Until the next of kin is notified, the driver’s name is being withheld.
At this time the cause is unknown, but is being investigated by Wellington County OPP and OPP Technical Collision Investigators.
The roadway will remain closed for several hours.
Any witnesses of this crash should contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.