On Friday, September 9 at 11:49pm, the Door County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a boat crash on the shore near Door Bluff Rd. in the town of Liberty Grove. The 23ft Powerquest boat had crashed into a large rock on the shore. The owner of the boat, a 54 year-old man of Illinois was killed and a 40 year-old man from Washington Island was seriously injured.
The crash is still under investigation by the Door County Sheriff’s Office and the Wisconsin DNR. The Sister Bay-Liberty Grove Fire Department and Door County Emergency Services assisted at the scene.
The name of the victim will be released at a later date.