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Barrie road closures in effect for police funeral

As the community says goodbye to Const. Morgan Russell and Const. Devon Michael Northrup of the South Simcoe Police Service, the public is invited to view the funeral procession on Thursday.

The two officers were killed early last week while on duty after a shooting at a home in Innisfil, Ont., south of Barrie.

The procession travelled from the Adams Funeral Home and the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home to the Sadlon Arena shortly after 9 a.m.

The route is as follows.

  • St. Vincent Street to Wellington Street East
  • Wellington Street East to Clapperton Street
  • Clapperton Street to Worsley Street
  • Worsley Street to Bayfield Street
  • Bayfield Street to Simcoe Street
  • Simcoe Street to Bradford Street
  • Bradford Street to Essa Road
  • Essa Road to Gowan Street
  • Gowan Street to Bayview Drive
  • Bayview Drive to Little Avenue
  • Little Avenue to Fairview Road
  • Fairview Road to Big Bay Point Road
  • Big Pay Point Road to Bayview Drive


Barrie police reopened all impacted roads shortly after 4:30 p.m.


The private funeral, held at the Sadlon Arena at 11:00 a.m., is not open to the public. Top Stories

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