Pedestrian killed on Highway 11

OPP seeking witnesses

A 21-year-old Severn Township man was killed early Sunday morning after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 11 near Big Chief Road.

OPP were called to the scene around 2:15 am and found a man lying in the northbound lanes of the highway.

The victim has been identified as Matthew Schembri.

The driver of the vehicle was treated by Simcoe County paramedics for minor injuries.

The investigation continues.

If anyone was a witness to this incident or has any information regarding the circumstances they are encouraged to contact the Orillia OPP at 705-326-3536 or 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).