Pleasant Hill Woman Dies in Head-on Collision in Jackson County
A Pleasant Hill woman died in a two-vehicle collision that occurred Tuesday morning in Jackson County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that an eastbound 2011 Ford F-150, driven by 46-year-old Daniel E. Speckman of Greenwood, was on Missouri 150, west of Missouri 7 around 6:30 a.m., when the truck began to slide, crossed the center of the roadway and struck a westbound 2013 Ford Focus, driven by 27-year-old Kyliah R. Sharkey of Pleasant Hill, head on.
The Focus traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck an embankment and a utility pole.
Sharkey was pronounced dead at the scene by Southern Jackson Paramedic John Weber at 6:46 a.m.
Both vehicles were totaled.
There were a total of six Troopers on scene.