Centre Wellington teen dead following collision between bike, SUV

CENTRE WELLINGTON – A local teenager is dead following a collision here on Sunday night involving an SUV and a motor-assisted bicycle.

Emergency crews responded to the intersection of Wellington Road 19 and 2nd Line, east of Fergus, at about 7pm on Oct. 31.

Wellington County OPP officials say a teenager riding a motor-assisted bike was seriously injured when the bike collided with an SUV.

“A 15-year-old male was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries but was pronounced deceased,” police stated in a press release.

“The Office of the Chief Coroner was notified.”

Police have identified the deceased teen as Daniel Trafford, 15, of Centre Wellington.

The OPP is asking anyone that may have witnessed the collision to call 1-888-310-1122.