News Brief: Florida woman dies in motorcycle collision

EMS transported Darryl Rougeau to Berkshire Medical Center North. Hospital personnel treated his injuries and released him.

Florida woman dies in motorcycle collision

North Adams — A Florida woman died in a motorcycle collision on Route 2 on Saturday.

At approximately 5 p.m. Daryl Rougeau, 42, of Florida lost control of the 2009 Harley Davidson motorcycle he was operating about 1 half-mile east of the hairpin turn. His passenger, Kristin Rougeau, 38, of Florida died after being ejected from the motorcycle. EMS pronounced her dead on the scene.

EMS transported Darryl Rougeau to Berkshire Medical Center North. Hospital personnel treated his injuries and released him.

Responding to the scene were the State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office, North Adams Police Department, Clarksburg Police, Massachusetts State Police Troop B, Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, Massachusetts State Police Crime Scene Service Section, and the Florida Volunteer Fire Department.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Westfield took custody of the body to perform an autopsy. The investigation into the collision is ongoing.