New Hampshire woman killed in I-84 motorcycle accident

I-84 accident Aug. 14, 2014 (Josh Scheinblum)
I-84 accident Aug. 14, 2014 (Josh Scheinblum)

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A New Hampshire woman is dead and at least one other person hurt after a motorcycle accident along Interstate 84. It happened just before 4 p.m. Thursday.

Brenda Goodwin, 43, of Atkinson, New Hampshire was pronounced dead at the hospital. She was riding on the back of a motorcycle, driven by Mark Goodwin, also of Atkinson, when traffic on the eastbound side of the highway near Exit 44 stopped suddenly.

Police say, the motorcycle collided with a car and then fell to its side. Another vehicle hit Brenda Goodwin. One of the cars involved in the accident drove off, but police were able to stop it nearby.

Mark Goodwin went to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. So far no charges have been filed in the accident.

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