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News Release: September 6, 2018

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Prepared by: Corporate Communications
Posted: September 6, 2018
Occurrence Type: Fatal Collision Involving a Pedestrian
Occurrence #: BA18044815
Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 5:00am

The Barrie Police Traffic Unit is investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian in the City of Barrie.  

On Thursday, September 6, 2018, shortly after 5:00 a.m., officers responded to a collision on Townline Road (Hwy 27) between Red Oak Drive and Mapleview Drive, West, involving a motor vehicle and a pedestrian.   

The pedestrian had been walking on the roadway when he was struck by a motor vehicle travelling southbound on Townline Road. The pedestrian, a 30-year-old man from Barrie, succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

The driver of the motor vehicle, a 21-year-old man from Barrie, remained on scene and police were contacted. He was not physically injured.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Allport of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2913, callport@barriepolice.ca or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA18044815