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Truck pulled from water at marina boat launch, no injuries reported

Investigation ongoing, but police official says it doesn’t appear to be 'anything other than possibly mechanical malfunction or driver error'
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Crews pull a truck from the City of Barrie Marina boat launch on Wednesday.

Emergency crews were on scene this afternoon to pull a vehicle from the water at the City of Barrie Marina boat launch.

No injuries were reported, according to city police. 

A man in his 90s was able to get out of the vehicle safely.

Barrie Fire and Emergency Services had to use a winch to pull the pickup truck from the Lakeshore Drive marina on Wednesday afternoon. 

Barrie police communications co-ordinator Peter Leon said the call came in at 1:21 pm.

While the investigation is ongoing, it doesn’t appear to be “anything other than possibly mechanical malfunction or driver error.”




Shawn Gibson

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