Victim identified in fatal accident in Boone County
NEW BLOOMFIELD —
The victim in a fatal accident that occurred Friday on I-70 has been identified.
A Boone County medical examiner pronounced 35-year-old Anita Pierden dead at the scene. Her passenger suffered serious injuries.
The Kansas City resident was travelling eastbound on I-70 with a passenger when Keaunia Brooks traveled into the median through the cable barrier and struck Pierden head on.
Brooks and her passenger experienced serious injuries, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.
The three women were transported to a local hospital.
This is Troop F's 41st fatality of the year, the 8th for the month of Sept.
A GoFundMe account has been set up to help Pierden's family with expenses.