Gary V. Raney, 64, of Platte City was one of
two people killed in a crash on Interstate 29
north of Platte City Saturday afternoon.
The accident occurred around 4:10 p.m. Saturday.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol,
Raney was traveling southbound in the northbound
lanes of the interstate near the North American
Ave. overpass between Platte City and Camden Point.
Raney's 2001 Chevrolet struck a 2002 Buick driven
by Stephanie A. Tucker, 52, of Bellevue, Neb.
head-on, and both were pronounced dead at the
scene by the Jackson County Medical Examiner.
Raney was employed by TWA for 35 years as an
instrument machinist and later worked for ERA
Martin House Realty Co. of Platte City. His complete
obituary can be found on page A-7.