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Solon Springs Woman, 85, Killed in Accident

Created: 01/30/2014 6:01 PM WDIO.com

An 85-year-old Solon Springs woman was killed in a crash Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office identidied the woman as Josephine Stewart. Authorities said the two vehicle crash happened at 12:52 p.m. on Highway 53 at Business 53 across from the Solon Springs Airport. They said Stewart was driving west across the northbound lanes of Highway 53 when she collided with a northbound vehicle driven by Craig Rosand, 58, of Superior.

Stewart was pronounced dead at the scene. Rosland was not injured. Both drivers were wearing their seat belts.

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