CMPD Officer Passes Away In Horrific Traffic Accident on I-85


Last night, a tragic accident on I-85 took the life of CMPD officer Mia Goodwin.

Police Chief Jennings posted the following to his Twitter account this morning:

“It is with a heavy heart that I share the passing of @CMPD Officer Mia Goodwin. Officer Goodwin proudly served the University City Division. I ask for your thoughts and prayers for the family of Officer Goodwin and the CMPD family. Rest easy hero, we have watch from here.”

The accident took place near the intersection of I-85 and WT Harris at around 3:30 am. Officer Goodwin was assisting with an earlier accident when she was struck by a full-sized tractor-trailer, according to NC Highway Patrol.