It is with heavy hearts that we are asking for your donations and prayers for the family of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer Mia Goodwin. Officer Goodwin served the University City Division of CMPD and had just returned from maternity leave after the birth of her third child. Due to a horrible vehicle collision on Interstate 85 involving a tractor-trailer truck in the early hours of 12/22/2021, Officer Mia was killed, leaving behind her three children and husband, who serves as a Fire Fighter. We are raising donations to help assist her children and husband through the tragic loss of their beloved mother and wife.
The latest news as reported from WSOC-TV:
A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer was killed in a crash involving a tractor-trailer early Wednesday on Interstate 85 in northeast Charlotte, according to CMPD Chief Johnny Jennings.
The collision, which appeared to involve a tractor-trailer and at least two Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department vehicles, happened around 3:40 a.m. in the southbound lanes near Exit 45, at W.T. Harris Boulevard.
Just before 8:30 a.m., Chief Jennings tweeted “It is with a heavy heart that I share the passing of CMPD Officer Mia Goodwin.”
Jennings said Officer Goodwin served the University City Division. He asked for the community’s thoughts and prayers.
“Rest easy hero, we have watch from here,” the chief said.
The Charlotte Fire Department tweeted a statement saying, “From the men and women of ALARM, rest easy hero, you served proudly and selflessly ... we stand with you during this sad, difficult time.”
MEDIC said their hearts were broken.