Elderly man, woman killed in crash in Sheboygan Co. after their vehicle failed to stop at stop sign

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY -- An elderly man and woman were killed Wednesday, November 16th in a crash involving two vehicles on State Highway 57 at County Road FF in the Town of Rhine in Sheboygan County.

It happened just after 6:30 p.m.

Officials with the Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office say a preliminary investigation has revealed a vehicle was headed eastbound on County Road FF and failed to stop at a stop sign -- colliding with a vehicle headed northbound on State Highway 57.

An 80-year-old man, identified as Lewis Schmidt, who was driving the eastbound vehicle died en route to the hospital.

A 79-year-old woman, identified as Geraldine Schmidt, who was a passenger in that vehicle died at the scene.

Both were trapped after the crash. They were from Elkhart Lake.

A 72-year-old Kiel woman who was driving the northbound vehicle suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital.