Two killed in Vernon County crash

File photo. (WLUK/Eric Peterson)
File photo. (WLUK/Eric Peterson)

STODDARD (AP) – Two people have died in a head-on collision in Vernon County.

Sheriff John Spears says the crash happened on Highway 35 near Stoddard Tuesday afternoon. He says a driver, 70-year-old Robert Williams, of Stoddard, pulled out to pass a vehicle and collided with an oncoming vehicle. Williams died at the scene.  The driver of the other vehicle, 55-year-old Margaret Springborn, of rural DeSoto, was taken to Gundersen Health System where she later died.

WKBT-TV reports both victims were wearing seat belts.

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