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Fatality and drivers in Sister Bay crash identified

The drivers and deceased victim from the two-vehicle crash in Sister Bay last Sunday have been identified.  According to the Door County Sheriff’s Department news release, 89-year old Rita M. Bloedel of Sturgeon Bay died in the accident.  Five others were injured in Sunday’s crash.  According to the initial investigation by the Door County Sheriff’s Department, 75-year-old Bruce Lamb of Janesville was driving a 2019 Lincoln MKC that crossed the centerline heading southbound on Bay Shore Drive when he struck another vehicle head-on driven by 64-year-old Susan Dart of Maribel.  Bloedel, a passenger in the 2019 Buick Encore driven by Dart, died from her injuries. The two drivers and three other passengers were transported to Door County Medical Center.  The Wisconsin State Patrol Reconstruction Unit is assisting the Door County Sheriff’s Office with analyzing what occurred at the crash scene.  No other information is being released at this time and the crash remains under investigation. The accident closed State Highway 42 for six hours on Sunday afternoon.

 

 

News Release from Door County Sheriff's Office

 

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