Fatal Accident Friday Evening In Sevastopol

A 64 year-old Sturgeon Bay man died as a result of injuries sustained after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 57, near County P, in the Town of Sevastopol Friday evening. Robin Laak was pronounced dead at Door County Medical Center. The initial investigation indicates that shortly before 7PM, a 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling south on Highway 57 near County P, while Laak … Continue reading

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Fatal Accident Saturday on Washington Island

The Door County Sheriff’s Office has released the accident report related to a fatal traffic crash on Washington Island early Saturday morning. The report indicates that 24-year old Roark Scott Kraft Davidson of Washington Island, died when the pickup truck he was driving went out of control on snow-covered Main Road, near Detroit Harbor Road, and skidded into a tree. His vehicle was southbound at … Continue reading

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Details Released After Wednesday’s Fatal Accident

The Door County Sheriff’s Office has provided an update on a fatal traffic accident that happened Wednesday afternoon on Highway 57, near South Cloverleaf Road, in the Town of Nasewaupee. 53 year old Rosemary Atkinson was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle, 46-year old Christine Dewitt, suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to a Green Bay hospital by helicopter. The … Continue reading

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Fatal Accident Wednesday in Southern Door County

A two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon on Highway 57, near Cloverleaf Road, in the Town of Nasewaupee, left one person dead and another seriously injured. The Door County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that one person was pronounced dead at the scene and another was airlifted to a Green Bay hospital by the Eagle III helicopter. Sheriff’s department personnel were paged out at 2:46PM and were joined … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Tug Captain Dies on Lake Superior

The owner of a marine towing company, based in Sturgeon Bay, died Monday morning as a result of a boating accident on Lake Superior. Sixty eight year old Donald Sarter and two employees, 50-year old Randall Corsten of New Franken and 59-year old Donald Slater of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, were in a 21-foot boat on Lake Superior near Duluth, Minnesota when wave action affected … Continue reading

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Lineman Electrocuted in Northern Door County

A lineman, working in northern Door County as part of a project for Wisconsin Public Service Corporation, was electrocuted Monday afternoon. The 27-year old Abrams, Wisconsin man was working on an upgrade of power lines off Highway 57, north of west Meadow Road, in the Baileys Harbor area, when the accident occurred. The injured party, an employee of MJ Electric, a WPS sub-contractor, was in … Continue reading

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3 Car Crash on Highway 57 Leaves 3 With Serious Injuries

The Door County Sheriff’s Office has released details of a three-vehicle crash on Highway 57, north of Orchard Road, in Sister Bay, Wednesday afternoon. The initial investigation indicates that a 2009 Ford Escape, driven by a 26-year old Baileys Harbor woman, was traveling south on 57 when it struck a northbound 2011 Nissan Rogue, driven by a 25-year old Sister Bay man. The Ford Escape … Continue reading

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19 Year Old Illinois Man Dead After Moped Accident in Fish Creek

The Department of Natural Resources is reporting that a 19-year old Illinois man who was involved in a moped accident at Peninsula State Park near Fish Creek passed away on Wednesday. The victim was identified as Andrew Michael Goldbranson of Darien, Illinois. Goldbranson was wearing a helmet when the moped he was operating left Shore Road and struck a tree at the Fish Creek entrance … Continue reading

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Faulty Brakes Lead to One Car Crash on Bridge

The driver of a vehicle involved in a crash on the Michigan Street Bridge in Sturgeon Bay Thursday evening escaped injury, but it could have been worse. Sturgeon Bay Police were dispatched to a one-vehicle accident on the downtown bridge shortly after 6:30PM. They learned that the vehicle was eastbound on the bridge when its brakes apparently failed as the bridge-tender started to open the … Continue reading

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Fatal Accident Sunday Night Near Cherryland Airport

Two people died and and another sustained life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash Sunday evening at the intersection of County PD and County C in the Town of Nasewaupee. The initial investigation indicates that a 2011 BMW was northbound on PD when the driver failed to stop for a stop sign and collided with a pickup truck that was heading east on County C. The … Continue reading

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