One person dead after early-morning crash in Barrie

     Police say one person is dead and three others are in hospital following an early-morning crash in Barrie.

     Provincial police say the three-vehicle collision happened at about 2 a.m. on Saturday.

     They say two of the vehicles went up in flames.

     OPP Const. Lauren Ball confirmed to NEWSTALK 1010 that the victim had originally broken down near a construction zone with no shoulder to pull over to.

    "It was disabled on the right side of the highway in the live lane and it was struck by one of the vehicles and a third vehicle also was involved."      

     Investigators say one person died on scene and three others are recovering in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

     Police say the cause of the crash is still under investigation and roads have re-opened.