JACKSON COUNTY, Mo. — A collision in Jackson County around 4:20 p.m. Thursday was fatal for a driver from Kingsville.
The Missouri Highway Patrol crash report says Ruth A. Adkins, 80, of Kingsville was southbound on Buckner Tarsney Road when she failed to yield to an oncoming vehicle on 50 Highway.
The westbound vehicle driven by 31-year-old Jared Lainhart of Kansas City, Mo. struck the Adkins vehicle in the drivers side.
Despite both wearing seat belts, Adkins died at the scene and Lainhart was treated at the scene for minor injuries.