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News Release: February 1, 2018

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Prepared by: Corporate Communications
Posted: February 1, 2018
Occurrence Type: Fatal Pedestrian Collision
Occurrence #: BA18003828
Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 1:30pm

On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at approximately 1:30 p.m. police responded to the area of Nicole Marie Avenue and Margaret Drive for a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle that had been backing out of a driveway on Margaret Drive. When police arrived they located a 92-year-old woman suffering from serious injuries. She was transported to hospital and later succumbed to her injuries.  The driver of the vehicle, an 18-year-old woman from Barrie was not physically injured.

The investigation is ongoing. Any witnesses who have not yet spoken with police are being asked to please come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Langdon of Barrie Police Traffic Services at 705-725-7025 ext.2912, dlangdon@barriepolice.ca or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.tipsubmit.com 

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence # BA18003828