A 56-year old Milwaukee man died as a result of injuries sustained late Sunday evening on Hill Road, east of Hillcrest Road, in the Town of Liberty Grove. According to a report filed by the Door County Sheriff’s Department, the victim was lying in the roadway when he was struck by a vehicle driven by a 36-year old Sister Bay man shortly before midnight. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
While investigators processed the crash area, Hill Road was closed to traffic. Personnel and equipment from the Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Fire Department, Sister Bay/Liberty Grove EMR’s, and, Door County Emergency Services joined Sheriff’s Department personnel at the scene. A reconstruction specialist from the Wisconsin State Patrol assisted the Sheriff’s Department in investigating the fatal crash. The name of the driver and victim are not being released pending notification of next of kin. The traffic accident remains under investigation.