A female motorcyclist was killed after she fell off her vehicle on Interstate 84 west in Hartford and a car hit her on Sunday morning, state police said.
Heidi M. Boutin, 47, of East Hartford, was driving westbound on her motorcycle through Hartford before exit 51 when she tried to merge into the center lane from the right lane, losing control and falling off her bike into the left lane, according to state police.
The driver of a Isuzu Rodeo headed in the same direction in the left lane then struck her. Boutin died of her injuries.
Crews arrived on scene at about 10:25 a.m. Sunday.
State police continue to investigate the crash. Troopers have identified the driver of the car and he didn't suffer from injuries in the accident, state police said.
No charges have been filed at this time.
No further information was immediately available.
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