Police identify vehicle involved in Springwater Hit and Run under SIU investigation

Investigators say the driver and vehicle involved in an apparent hit-and-run in Springwater have been identified.

The Special Investigations Unit is probing the circumstances leading to a woman’s death Tuesday night, after the OPP were called about a woman waving her arms at the side of the road, just north of Barrie.

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Officers responded shortly before 11 p.m. and say the woman was found lying on the roadway. Despite first aid efforts, she was pronounced deceased on scene. Initial investigation shows the woman was struck by a vehicle that failed to remain on scene. Police say the vehicle and driver have been identified but the investigation continues.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.