Man found dead on Hwy. 400 in Barrie, OPP investigating

OPP say a motorcyclist was killed in a crash on private property in Calabogie, Ont. on Monday. Global News file

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating after a man was found dead on Highway 400 in Barrie overnight Friday.

Emergency services responded to reports of a body on the southbound Highway 400 near Dunlop Street just after 4 a.m.

OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said a man was found with traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Schmidt said investigators believe the man was hit by a vehicle, however, that has not been confirmed. There is no suspect description at this time.

Police also said the man was found in a live lane but with no vehicle near him.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact police at 905-841-5777.


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