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Solon Springs woman killed in car crash

News Superior,Wisconsin 54880
Solon Springs woman killed in car crash
Superior Wisconsin 1410 Tower Ave. 54880

Superior Telegram

Josephine “Jo” Stewart of Solon Springs, a former Northwestern High School English teacher and founding member of both the St. Croix Writers and Laughing Club, was killed in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on US Highway 53 by the Solon Springs Airport.

Stewart, 85, was driving west across the northbound lanes of Highway 53 and collided with a northbound vehicle driven by a 58-year-old Superior man, according to a release from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department. Stewart was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other driver reported no injuries. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.