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Amber Alert

Thursday, January 17, 2008

One dead in I-29 accident

An 18-year-old Platte City woman died from injuries suffered Wednesday evening in a accident that closed Interstate 29 for hours. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Kelsey Ryan died after the she lost control of the 2000 Ford Escort she was driving and struck a tractor-trailer driven by Robert Wolford of Rupert, Idaho.

The wreck happened at 7 p.m. at the Interstate 435 junction. The interstate had opened back up by 10:45 p.m.

The accident reportedly involved two cars and a tractor-trailer. A dispatcher said injuries were serious but that no fatalities had been reported.Source