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Springstead crash victim identified as county board member


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HURLEY — The Iron County Sheriff’s Department has released the name of the Springstead man killed in Friday’s single-vehicle crash at the intersection of Wisconsin 182 and Wisconsin 47.

Bradford J. Matson, 52, was killed after his vehicle failed to negotiate the turn from Wisconsin 182 to Wisconsin 47 and hit a tree, according to the Sheriff’s Department.

Matson, a Springstead resident, represented the town of Sherman on the Iron County Board of Supervisors.

Iron County Board Chair Joe Pinardi praised Matson as a board member.

“He was a very activ...