The names of the victims in the deadly crash on Hwy. 92 in Platte County over the weekend have now been released.
On Sunday, Feb. 20, at approximately 9:47 a.m. the Platte County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a vehicle crash on Hwy. 92 near B Highway. The crash occurred as a 2003 Chrysler Town and Country minivan was traveling westbound on 92 Highway when it left the shoulder of the road, overcorrected, crossed into the eastbound lane, and collided with a 2021 Ford Edge.
The driver of the Chrysler minivan, Howard Alden, a 37-year-old male from Salina, Kan., died at the scene. Kenneth Powell, a 14-year-old male passenger in the Chrysler minivan, also died at the scene. A six-year-old male passenger and a five-year-old female passenger in the Chrysler minivan, were taken to an area hospital with moderate but non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Ford, Mary Miller, a 67-year-old female from Platte City, was also taken to an area hospital with moderate but non-life-threatening injuries.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Platte County Sheriff’s Office Crash Team.