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Fatal motorcycle accident, victim identified

CENTRE WELLINGTON – Wellington OPP have identified the victim of yesterday afternoon’s fatal motorcycle collision in the Township of Centre Wellington.
OPP, Centre Wellington Fire and Rescue along with Guelph Wellington Paramedics Service attended the crash that happened around 4:00 p.m. on County Road 7 and Sideroad 4.
Police say the incident involved a four door sedan and a motorcycle.  The male driver of the motorcycle was transported to hospital with life threatening injuries and was later pronounced deceased, the driver of the car was not injured.
The deceased has been identified as 42-year-old Darren Suszczynski of Fergus.
County 7 was closed between First and Second Line for several hours but has since reopened.
Wellington County OPP and the Technical Collision Investigators continue to investigate to determine the cause of the accident.
Anyone who may have witnessed is asked to contact OPP or Crime Stoppers.