Fatal Crash on Hwy 219 – Yamhill County


On Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at approximately 6:15 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle collision on Hwy 219 near milepost 22.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Nissan Frontier, operated by Alexander Lewis (20) of Aurora, was southbound when it moved into the northbound lane, to pass a tow truck hooking up a trailer on the southbound shoulder, and collided with a northbound Kia operated by Erika Wanmer (22) of Dayton. 

Lewis was transported by ambulance to OHSU.

Wanmer sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.  

Grehan Dutton (27) of Dayton, passenger in Kia, was transported by air ambulance to Legacy Emanuel. 

OSP was assisted by the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office, Newberg-Dundee Police Department, TVF&R, and ODOT.

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