Woman dies in Plainville motorcycle crash - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Woman dies in Plainville motorcycle crash

Posted: Updated:
(MGN photo) (MGN photo)
PLAINVILLE, CT (WFSB) -

A woman was killed in a motorcycle accident in Plainville Friday night.

State police said Robyn Richardson, 45, of Bristol, was driving on Route 72 eastbound when the accident occurred.

According to police, Richardson lost control of her vehicle when she hit the rumble strip, which caused her to drive into the guardrail.

She was thrown from the vehicle upon impact.

Richardson was transported by ambulance to New Britain General Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Route 72 eastbound was shut down for multiple hours after the crash, but was reopened later that night.

Copyright 2016 WFSB (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.