Fatal Crash in Platte County Early Sunday Morning

A woman has died from injuries sustained in a crash early Sunday morning in Platte County.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the accident at 1:03 am when 55-year-old Janine M. Brooks of Omaha, Nebraska was headed north on I-29 south of Mile Marker 24. It is reported that she was not wearing a seatbelt.

Another vehicle, driven by 54-year-old Neima M. Ali of Gladstone was pulling out of a commercial vehicle weight scale heading south and merged onto the northbound lanes. The two vehicles collided head-on.

Brooks was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by a paramedic at 1:19 am. She was transported to Forensic Medica in Kansas.

Ali suffered serious injuries and was taken to Mosaic Medical Center.