GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The victim in this week’s fatal crash on US-131 has been identified.
Michigan State Police say 21-year-old Willow Rose Yon was killed Sunday morning when a wrong-way driver hit her vehicle head-on on northbound US-131 between 28th Street and Burton Street.
The crash happened around 3:15 Sunday morning.
Michigan State Police say Yon was driving a Volkswagen Jetta on the stretch of highway when a 22-year-old Grand Rapids woman, driving a Chrysler 200 southbound on the highway crashed head-on into the Jetta. Both cars were sideswiped by a tanker-truck heading north.
We’re told the at-fault driver from Grand Rapids is still being treated for critical injuries.
The truck driver was not hurt.
The crash remains under investigation.
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