On Thursday, January 4, 2024, at 11:44 p.m., the Barrie Police Service was notified of a motor vehicle collision on Georgian Drive, west of Gallie Court, where a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle.

From the investigation that followed, it has been determined that an eastbound motor vehicle struck the pedestrian, who is a 41-year-old male from Barrie. The male was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time after arrival.

The Barrie Police Traffic Unit is investigating this fatality, and the investigation is ongoing at this time.

Police are requesting the assistance of the public and in particular anyone who might have been in the area at the time of the collision and may have dash camera video or may have witnessed the collision or anyone who may have seen a male in the area prior to the collision occurring.  

If you can assist, please contact Detective Constable Osborne at [email protected].

Occurrence #: BA24000776
Prepared by: Corporate Communications Coordinator Peter Leon

 

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