The Missouri Highway Patrol released more details about a deadly four-vehicle crash that closed the southbound lanes of Interstate 29 for hours on Friday, and identified the woman killed in the crash.
The highway patrol says 27-year-old Shelby L. Peterman of St. Joseph died from her injuries. She was taken to North Kansas City Hospital where she was pronounced deceased. A 72-year-old woman involved in the crash was also hurt, as well as a 1-year-old boy who was in Peterman’s car, and a 2-year-old girl in the 72-year-old woman’s car.
The children suffered minor injuries according to the crash report and were hospitalized, the 72-year-old woman was hospitalized with moderate injuries.
The crash report says the driver of a Ford F-150 hit a Ford Fusion in front of him, then Peterman’s Chevrolet Impala and then a Lincoln MKZ.
FOX4 has contacted the highway patrol to see where the investigation currently stands, and if any criminal negligence or impairment is suspected.
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