Fatal Accident Wednesday Evening in Southern Door County

The Door County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a 38-year old Leopolis, Wisconsin man Wednesday evening in a one-vehicle crash on County Trunk U, near Midway Road, in the Town of Claybanks. At 9:24PM, deputies responded to the rollover accident and determined that the victim’s vehicle was heading south on County U and failed to negotiate a curve before entering the south ditch, overturning and striking a cement culvert and trees. The driver and lone occupant was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. Speed was a factor in the crash. Sheriff Delarwell says toxicology reports will not be available for several weeks. Three people have died in Door County traffic accidents in 2016. Besides Door County Sheriff’s Department deputies, units of the Southern Door Fire Department, Sturgeon Bay Police and Door County Emergency Services responded to the fatal accident.

The Door County Sheriff’s Department has released the name of the driver, 38-year old Kristofor Stichman of Leopolis, Wisconsin was pronounced dead at the scene.

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