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Construction company charged in connection with six deaths

January 13, 2023  By CP24

Barrie police have charged a construction company in connection with a crash in Barrie last summer that left six young people dead.

Police announced Thursday that Con-Drain Company Ltd. is facing six counts of criminal negligence causing death.

Police later confirmed that the crash occurred the day before at around 6 a.m. as the six victims were travelling to a nearby casino. Their vehicle plunged into a deep concrete pit in the area. At the time of the crash, the road was an active construction site, and the intersection had been closed since the spring.



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