Police seek witnesses in fail-to-remain fatality

The Barrie Police Service is investigating a fail-to-remain incident that resulted in a victim who had been struck by a vehicle succumbing to his injuries.
At approximately 2:45 a.m. this morning (Friday, Nov. 1) police received a call regarding an injured male in the intersection of Wellington and Toronto streets. Upon arrival of police, it was determined the victim had been struck by a vehicle that had failed to remain on scene. The victim, a 33-year-old Barrie man, was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The investigation is ongoing.
The involved vehicle is believed to be a navy blue compact or mid-sized SUV/crossover or mini-van type vehicle, which would have significant damage to the front end.
Police also believe there may have been witnesses in the area at the time of the collision. Police are asking anyone who may have additional information or information which could assist in identifying the vehicle or the driver involved, to contact Constable Langdon of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2912 or dlangdon@barriepolice.ca.
To remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com.

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