11 people en-route to a wedding in Kalona were killed in a crash in Kentucky yesterday. The Kentucky State Patrol says the John Esh family’s van was hit by a semi that crossed the median on Highway 65. All the van’s occupants with the exception of two small children were killed in the crash. The driver of the semi was also killed. According to the Associated Press, John Esh was a friend of Lorena Ropp. The two had met while on a mission trip to Ukraine.