A one-vehicle accident in nearby Southwest Wisconsin has taken the life of two people.


It happened just before 11:30am Sunday (Aug. 26) on Grant County Highway "O", 3 and a half miles east of Potosi.

A car driven by 67 year old Jay Young of Cross Plains, Wisconsin, went out of control, traveled off the road, and collided with a mailbox. The car then crashed into an embankment, went airborne, and landed on it's side.

Young and his passenger, 98 year old Florence Poole of Madison, were trapped inside the car. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident was investigated by the Grant County Sheriff's Office.