Truck driver dies after being ejected from vehicle in Mapleton crash

MAPLETON – The driver of a commercial garbage truck died after the vehicle rolled into a ditch here on Tuesday afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to a single-vehicle crash on Sideroad 15 at Concession 14 in Mapleton on Sept. 8 at about 3:50pm.

Wellington County OPP officials say a garbage truck was on Sideroad 15 approaching Concession 14 when it left the roadway and rolled on its side in a ditch.

The driver was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene, police say.

He was identified as Gregory Lautenschlager, 47, of Kitchener.

Police are asking anyone that may have witnessed the collision to call 1-888-310-1122.