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Jonathon Miles Yarrington, 27, and Jane Slotsema, 25, killed in wrong-way crash on U.S. 131 in Wyoming, Michigan

Modified Date: 
Fri, 04/14/2017 - 9:12am
Accident Date: 
Thursday, February 23, 2017

2 killed in wrong-way crash on U.S. 131

Police responded to the crash around 9:50 p.m. and closed the highway near 28th Street soon after.

Family identifies man killed by wrong-way driver

Jonathon Miles Yarrington, 27, was hit and killed by the wrong-way driver, a 25-year-old Grand Rapids woman, on US-131 near 28th Street Thursday night. The wrong-way driver was also killed in the crash.

MSP identifies wrong-way driver in deadly crash

Police say 25-year-old Jane Slotsema was driving the wrong way on northbound US-131 when she struck a car being driven by Jonathon Yarrington. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Fundraising page created for young father killed in wrong-way crash

According to the GoFundMe page, Yarrington planned to marry his fiancee later this year. They had two young boys together.

Yarrington Funeral and Family Exp.

He was a wonderful father who loved his boys unconditionally and would have done anything for them. 

Any and all donations are appreciated!

Source: Driver in deadly wrong-way crash on 131 was over legal limit

Slotsema traveled the wrong way on the highway for about 2.5 miles before the crash, Michigan State Police later concluded. MSP believe she entered the highway at the Franklin Street exit ramp.

Prelim report: Driver in deadly wrong-way crash was ‘super drunk’

Jane Slotesma’s blood alcohol level was .17 at the time of the Feb. 23 crash, according to a Michigan State Police report released Friday.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Jonathon Miles Yarrington
Jane Slotsema
Roadway: 
U.S. 131

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