Obit: Stewart, Earl Mrs. (? - 1947)

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Surnames: Stewart, Smith, Nelson

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 12/04/1947

Stewart, Earl Mrs. (? - 1947)

Mrs. Earl Stewart of Stanley, was instantly killed when thrown from a car driven by her husband when he lost control of the vehicle while traveling east on Highway 29 one mile east of Curtiss corners and crashed into a power line pole.

Injured in the accident, which occurred at 1 o’clock Monday morning, were Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Smith, of Owen, who were taken to the St. Joseph’s hospital at Marshfield for treatment. Smith, 37, suffered scalp lacerations, a fracture of the right clavicle, and a chest injury, while Mrs. Smith, 30, suffered scalp lacerations and back injuries. Neither is seriously injured.

Stewart escaped unhurt.

According to a report by Capt. William Nelson of the Clark county traffic department, the Stewart car skidded on the highway before rolling a distance of 135 feet in the ditch on the right side of the road and crashing into the pole. The vehicle, a 1947 model, was reported to be almost a total wreck.



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