The Haliburton Highlands OPP is investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred on Bobcaygeon Road in the Township of Minden Hills yesterday afternoon.

A motorcycle travelling northbound on Bobcaygeon Road failed to negotiate a curve in the road and crashed into the ditch.

The rider Bradley BENEDICT, 58-years-old of Toronto, was pronounced deceased shortly after arriving at the Minden hospital.

Bobcaygeon Road was closed for several hours for the investigation.