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Victim in fatal crash outside Alma was teacher at nearby school

Police are still investigating to determine the cause of the crash, which involved an SUV and a school bus. None of the occupants of the school bus, which included 12 students, were seriously injured in the crash
2021-05-20 OPP cruiser

Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have identified the deceased in a serious collision as Robert D. Bachuk, 48-years-old of Elora. He was a teacher at nearby Alma Public School.

On April 13, 2022, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Wellington County OPP responded to a serious collision at the intersection of 14th Line and Sideroad 21, east of the village of Alma. A school bus carrying 12 students and a Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) had collided.

Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Services, Centre Wellington Fire Rescue, OPP, and Integrated Mobile Police and Crisis Team (IMPACT) clinicians responded. The lone occupant of the SUV was pronounced dead at scene. No occupants on the school bus were seriously injured. The Office of the Chief Coroner was notified.

Investigators continue to look to determine the cause of the collision.