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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Fatal Accident Wednesday Evening in Sevastopol

A 57-year old Illinois woman died in a collision between a sport utility vehicle and a moped Wednesday evening at the intersection of Mathey Road and West Whitefish Bay Road, in the Town of Sevastopol. The accident happened at 7:49PM and the sheriff’s department was on the scene in minutes. The victim, a resident of Gurnee, Illinois, was pronounced dead at the scene. Also responding … Continue reading

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56 Year Old Sturgeon Bay Woman Dies After Auto Collision

A Door County traffic accident report, originally indicating that one person sustained “minor” injuries, has been changed to a indicate a traffic fatality. According to the Door County Sheriff’s Office, the department was notified of the two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Townline Road and Highway 42, on the border of the towns of Sevastopol and Egg Harbor, Monday at 8:14PM. The initial investigation indicated … Continue reading

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Plane Crash Claims Life of John Pagel

A plane crash in Indiana has claimed the life of John Pagel, his son in law, & at least one other person. Pagel, is the owner of Pagel’s Ponderossa Dairy and several other business ventures, and is also a member of the Kewaunee County Board. WISH-TV of Indiana reported that the crash occurred in southern Carroll County just after 7:30PM Thursday. Investigators from the FAA … Continue reading

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Fatal Accident Tuesday in Town of Gardner

Door County recorded its first traffic fatality in 2018 with a one vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon on Lime Kiln Road, in the Town of Gardner. Fifty six year old Gary K. Gustafson died from injuries suffered in the accident. According to the Door County Sheriff’s Department, the county communications center received a 911 call at 4:28PM indicating that there were low-hanging wires on Lime Kiln … Continue reading

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