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Deceased Liberty Grove Driver Identified

The deceased driver from the fatal crash on Highway 42 north of Seaquist Road in the township of Liberty Grove has been identified as 54-year-old Eric R. Rutowski of Franklin, Wisconsin. The accident occurred June 27, with the call dispatched at 7:21 pm. 

The preliminary report from the Door County Sheriff’s Office indicated that Rutowski lost control of the moped he was driving, entered the ditch, was ejected from the vehicle and struck a culvert pipe. He was airlifted to a Green Bay hospital, where he died from his injuries.

The Brown County Medical Examiner’s Office conducted an autopsy June 28, but the results were not yet available, according to the Door County Sheriff’s Office. The incident remains under investigation, and no further information is being released at this time.

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