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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Barrie Police Seeking Info About Mid-Sized Dark Blue Coloured Pickup

Barrie | by Matt Sitler  
Anyone with info about a fatal fail to remain that happened Nov. 1 should call police...

Ongoing investigation into a fatal fail-to-remain at the intersection of Wellington and Toronto Streets in Barrie at 2:45 a.m. on Friday, November 1...

The victim was hit by a vehicle that had failed to remain at the scene. 

The  33-year-old Barrie man succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

Police have now identified a vehicle of interest from video footage that was observed travelling westbound on Wellington Street that morning.

It stopped for the red light at Bayfield Street at 2:42 a.m. then continued westbound to Wellington Street.

Investigators want to speak to the driver or anyone who may have been a passenger in a mid-sized dark blue coloured pickup truck.

From the video, it is evident that there is something large in the bed of the truck that extends well above the side panels and rear fenders.

Local businesses or homes in the Wellington Street area east and west of Bayfield Street who have video surveillance equipment are encouraged to review their footage in the timeframe between 2:30 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. to see if they may have captured any images if this pickup truck.

Any video surveillance that can assist in this investigation should be provided to the police immediately.

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 Hale of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 extension 2913 or Sergeant John Brooks at extension 2911. 

The officers can also be reached by email at: mhale@barriepolice.ca or jbrooks@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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