UPDATE: Family of Door County crash victims speak out

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Family of Door County crash victims speak out

WEDNESDAY 5/15/19 12:52 P.M.

TOWNSHIP OF NASEWAUPEE, Wis. (WFRV)  — A family member of the victims of a Sunday evening crash in Door County has spoken out publicly for the first time since the incident. 

Nicolas Jacques stated, “I have lost my father, Joe, and sister, Gabriela, in a tragic accident that took place on Sunday night.”

The family also announced a memorial service will be Sunday, May 19, with visitation from 1 to 6 p.m. at Holy Family School Gym at 1204 S. Fisk Street.

A 6 p.m. prayer service will also be held the same day.

The funeral will be on Monday, May 20, at 11 a.m. at St. Agnes Church at 1204 S. Fisk Street. 

Police release names of Door County crash victims

TUESDAY 5/14/2019 2:30 p.m.

The Door County Sheriff’s Department has identified 16-year-old driver Gabriela Frances Jacques of Green Bay and 52-year-old passenger Joseph P. Jacques of Green Bay as the two people who died in the May 12th traffic accident. 

Deputies say also injured in their vehicle was 20-year-old passenger Marisa Toussaint Jacques of Austin, Texas.

The driver of the F-150 pickup truck has been identified as 60-year-old Jeffrey Olcott of Wausau. Olcott was not injured.

The investigation into this crash is still on-going and no other information is being released at this time.

Two dead following two-vehicle crash in Door County

MONDAY 5/13/2019 10:07 a.m.

Two people are dead following a two-vehicle crash Sunday evening.

The Door County Sheriff’s Office says it happened at the intersection of County Highway PD and County Highway C around 6:39 p.m.

Their investigation showed that a 16-year-old girl was driving a 2011 BMW 4-door north on County Highway PD when she failed to stop at a stop sign. The car was struck by a 2015 Ford F150 pickup truck traveling east on County Highway C.

The passenger of the BMW, a 52-year-old man from Green Bay, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The 16-year-old girl was transported by helicopter to a Green Bay hospital with life-threatening injuries. Monday morning, the sheriff’s office says they were notified by the Brown County Medical Examiner’s Office that the girl died as a result of her injuries .

A 20-year-old woman from Austin, Texas was also a passenger in the BMW and was transported by helicopter to a Green Bay hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

The driver of the F150 was not injured. 

The crash remains under investigation and the names of the victims are not being released at this time pending notification of the family. 

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