COLUMBIA, Mo.- The Columbia Police Department released a report on a fatal head on collision on I-70 near the mile marker 125 around 5:00 a.m. this morning. According to the accident report 28 year old Vanessa Beatty of Columbia, Mo., was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of I-70. A white buick lacrosse, driven by 42 year old James Carter, also of Columbia was traveling eastbound when Beatty hit him head on.

Both drivers were pronounced dead on scene and the investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing.