Kenosha and Fond du Lac, WI Auto Crashes, Mar 1957
9 MOTORISTS DIE IN 2 COLLISIONS ON STATE ROADS.
FIVE KILLED IN CRASH IN KENOSHA COUNTY, 3 NEAR FOND DU LAC.
By The Associated Press.
A baby and eight adults perished in two collisions Sunday, a day of inviting spring weather that attracted motorists to the highways. A total of 12 persons died on the highways over the weekend.
The crashes, both on secondary roads, boosted Wisconsin's 1957 traffic death toll to 155, one more than the count on this date last year.
Five of the nine persons lost their lives in a crash which Kenosha County Sheriff James Marshall termed the worst accident in his county within his recollection. The crash occurred on Kenosha County Trunk H, a few feet south of the Kenosha-Racine County line.
Victims Of Crash.
Killed in the crash were:
MISS BARBARA STEFFAN, 19, Milwaukee;
MISS ALICE CIESKI, 21, Milwaukee;
WILLIAM FORD, 29, West Allis;
MRS. JAMES ROBINSON, 22, Wilmot;
and her three-months-old baby.
A head-on collision at Dotyville at the intersection of Fond du Lac County Trunks T and W early Sunday cost the lives of four persons.
MRS. HILDA JOHNSON, 38, Fond du Lac;
and WALTER ALBRECHT, 23;
MISS MARY BINGEN, 19;
and GORDON WIEMAR, 22, all of Kewaskum.
Janesville Daily Gazette Wisconsin 1957-03-18