Gary K. Gustafson, 56, of the Town of Brussels, has been identified by the Door County Sheriff’s Dept. as the victim in the fatal single-vehicle accident in the Town of Gardner on Feb. 13. Gustafson was killed at about 4:28 pm when his car, westbound on Lime Kiln Road, left the road and stuck a power pole. Speed appears to have been a factor in the crash, which is still under investigation.
The Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department and the Door County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area. Ambulances from the Door County Emergency Services were dispatched to the scene. Responding units found a single vehicle with severe damage in a brushy area off the roadway. The preliminary investigation indicated that the vehicle had been traveling westbound on Lime Kiln Road. The vehicle left the roadway and entered the south ditch striking a utility pole before coming to rest in an area of brush.