May 26, 2009
Duluth native dies in car accident
Duluth native Levi James Madison, 27, of Rochester,
Minn., died Saturday afternoon when his car collided head-on with
another vehicle on U.S. Highway 14, east of Eyota, Minn.
Madison, a 1999 Duluth Denfeld High School graduate,
was a registered nurse at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.
At least three other people were injured in the
two-vehicle crash, which was reported at 4:05 p.m. Saturday.
The other vehicle's driver, 35-year-old Christina
Sheldon of Rochester, was listed in serious condition today at St.
Mary's Hospital in Rochester, according to a Mayo Clinic spokeswoman.
Sheldon's husband and two children also were in the vehicle.
Madison received a bachelor of science degree
from the University of Wisconsin-Superior in 2005 and a science
in nursing degree from the College of St. Scholastica in 2007.
He is survived by his mother, Dawn Madison of
Superior; father, James Madison Jr. of Knife River; and girlfriend,
Jessica Olmanson of Foley, Minn.
A memorial service for Madison will be held at
1 p.m. Friday at the Cremation Society of Minnesota, 4100 Grand
Ave., in Duluth.
The Post-Bulletin in Rochester contributed
to this report.