Six people reported missing Saturday believed to be killed in Barrie collision: police

Six young adults who were reported missing early Saturday morning are believed to have died in a single-vehicle collision in Barrie.

The crash happened near McKay Road and County Road 27.

In a series of tweets pertaining to the missing persons’ investigation, Barrie Police Service (BPS) said officers located the scene of a six-person fatal collision at 2 a.m. this morning.

All of the victims are in their early 20s, Jennett Mays, Barrie police’s communications coordinator, told CP24.

“The Barrie Police Service offers sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of those involved,” BPS said in a tweet.

Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman also offered his condolences in a tweet posted late Sunday morning. 

Barrie Fire Chief Cory Mainprize said it is “such sad day for our community.”

McKay Road is currently closed between County Road 27 and Veteran’s Drive.

Barrie police’s Traffic Unit is on scene investigating along with officers from its Investigative Services division.  

Anyone with information about this collision should contact Barrie Police Service.

More to come.