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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Algoma Man Pronounced Dead After Vehicle Found in Ditch

Investigators are trying to determine what took the life of a 28-year old Algoma man whose body was found in a vehicle in the Town of Claybanks Sunday evening. Deputies found the man seatbelted in the vehicle in a ditch off County S and Rosewood Road shortly before 10PM. The sole occupant was unresponsive and was taken to Door County Medical Center where he was … Continue reading

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Door County Woman Dies in Sheboygan County Accident

A Door County woman was one of two people who was killed in a one car crash Friday evening in Sheboygan County. 58 year old Heidi Martiny of Forestville died when the vehicle she was traveling in on I-43, near the Village of Kohler, left the roadway and collided with a tree. 20 old Shawnee Silas-Grode of Green Bay also died in the traffic accident. … Continue reading

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Fatal Car Accident In Baileys Harbor Saturday Morning

The Door County Sheriff’s office is reporting a fatal traffic accident Saturday morning on Highway 57, just north of County Q in the Town of Baileys Harbor. At about 12:35AM, a caller reported that the vehicle was in a ditch and fully engulfed in flames. Units of the sheriff’s office, Baileys Harbor, Gibraltar and Ephraim Fire, Baileys Harbor first responders, and Door County Emergency Services … Continue reading

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Fatal Crash Tuesday Afternoon in Jacksonport

The Door County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Highway 57, north of Bechtel Road, in the Town of Jacksonport, Tuesday afternoon. A 90-year old Jacksonport man was pronounced dead at the scene. The Sheriff’s Office responded after being notified of the two-vehicle collision a 1:25PM. Also responding were units of the Jacksonport and Sturgeon Bay Fire Departments, Jacksonport First … Continue reading

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Milwaukee Man Killed in Accident in Northern Door County

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 … Continue reading

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Four Rescued After Sailboat Runs Aground Near Fish Creek

On Wednesday afternoon four people were rescued from the water at Fish Creek. Door County Emergency Services, along with Gibraltar Fire and Rescue were dispatched to the Alibi Dock about 3:30PM after a 39 foot sailboat ran aground with the 4 people aboard. One subject was reported to have cut off a finger and needed medical attention. The Coast Guard also responded to the incident. … Continue reading

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Fatal Accident in Town of Sevastopol Wednesday Morning

The Door County Sheriff’s Department has released the identity of the 66-year old Door County man who died Wednesday morning after being struck by a vehicle on Mathey Road, south of County TT, in the Town of Sevastopol. Door County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Pat McCarty says the accident happened in a road construction zone… McCarty says the victim Steve Schmelzer of Sturgeon Bay, was … Continue reading

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