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Sigstad Sisters and Frank Brant Die in River Road Accident Street Conditions not on Par with Coming of Motorized Vehicles – Changes Were Needed

Sigstad Sisters and Frank Brant Die in River Road Accident Street Conditions not on Par with  Coming of Motorized Vehicles –  Changes Were Needed

by Sue Hunter Weir On November 3, 1916, Ida and Mabel Sigstad were on their way home from a party in St. Paul in a car driven by E. C. Nelson. When Mr. Nelson turned onto the River Road and River Parkway, one of the car’s rear tires slid over a ten-foot embankment and the car flipped, trapping the driver and its three passengers underneath [...]