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Deceased identified in fatal Norfolk County fatal motorcycle collision

OPP are investigating a fatal crash in Norfolk County.
OPP are investigating a fatal crash in Norfolk County. Lars Hagberg / The Canadian Press

Ontario Provincial Police have identified the motorcyclist who passed away Monday following a collision with a vehicle in Norfolk County.

OPP say they were called to Norfolk County Highway 24 and St. John’s Road East shortly before 6:45 Monday morning, where they found a man with serious life-threatening injuries.

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Chris Seitz, 54, of Norfolk County was taken to hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Investigators say a 22-year-old from Madoc, Ont. was driving a black vehicle south on Highway 24 and was about to turn east onto St. Johns Road, when a northbound motorcycle collided with the back of the vehicle.

WATCH: Dash cam video shows early-morning collision between car, motorcycle

Dash cam video shows early-morning collision between car, motorcycle
Dash cam video shows early-morning collision between car, motorcycle
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Police say they have since charged the 22-year-old with failure to afford reasonable opportunity to avoid collision.

He is scheduled to appear on the Ontario Court of Justice in Simcoe at a later date.

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