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Elderly Man Dies in Accident on Dale Boulevard

Herman Goodwin, 87, of Woodbridge, suffered a medical emergency as he was driving, police said.

An elderly Woodbridge man died in a car crash Saturday morning after he apparently had a medical emergency, Prince William County Police said. 

Herman Goodwin, 87, died at a local hospital after the accident, police said. Goodwin was leaving the bank on the 4100 block of Dale Boulevard around 9:27 a.m., when he suffered an apparent medical emergency. Police said the vehicle continued forward and ran off the side of the parking lot and into an embankment. 

Joe George January 23, 2013 at 11:42 AM
Prayers go out to Mr. Goodwin's family, but THIS is a clear indication for all to stay alert on the roads. Your perfect driving may not prevent being hit head on by someone having medical issues behind the wheel.
airelle January 24, 2013 at 06:19 AM
Rip. Mr. Goodwin This is so sad...
airelle January 24, 2013 at 06:21 AM
If this happen Saturday y is it just now posted on patch? ???just curious. This is not the first time I noticed that.
Mary Stachyra Lopez January 24, 2013 at 01:32 PM
I can't remember about this particular story, but we don't always get information from the police on the same day of an accident. We also have a very small staff, so sometimes things are not immediately posted if we're working on other stories.

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