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Another fatal motorcycle collision in Mapleton

MAPLETON TOWNSHIP – The Wellington County (OPP) along with Guelph Wellington Paramedic Services and Mapleton Fire/Rescue responded to a fatal single motor vehicle collision on June 29 at approximately 3:40 p.m.
The collision involved a motorcycle on the 12th Line just south of Wellington Road 11.
According to the police investigation the motorcycle was travelling northbound on the 12th Line when the driver left the roadway and struck the gravel shoulder before entering the east ditch and rolling over. The driver, 55 year-old Rod Bowman of Mapleton Township, was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
The Wellington County OPP are asking anyone that may have witnessed the collision to please call 1-888-310-1122.