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Published May 7, 2023

Barrie man dead after crash in Oro-Medonte

Another occupant in the vehicle was airlifted to a trauma centre
OPP seeking witnesses to vehicle rollover on Crossland Road

Orillia OPP are investigating a fatal collision in Oro-Medonte that claimed the life of an 18-year-old Barrie man.

On Saturday just before 11:00 p.m., OPP, Simcoe County Paramedic Service and Township of Oro-Medonte Fire, were dispatched to Ridge Road between Line 4 and Line 3 South for a report of the single-vehicle rollover. Four occupants were located.

One person, the Barrie man, was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. A second person was airlifted to a Toronto-area trauma centre with serious, life-threatening injuries. The two other occupants were sent to hospital with minor injuries.

Ridge Road was closed for several hours but has since been reopened.

The investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information, contact OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or www.crimestopperssdm.com.

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