Oswego Man Dies in Door County Boating Accident
Sep 11, 2016 10:04PM ● Published by Steven Jack
An Oswego man died in a boating accident in Door County, Wisconsin on Friday, Sept. 9.
According to Door County Sheriff Steve Delarwelle, police were called at about 11:50 p.m. Friday for a report of a boat crash on the shore of Lake Michigan near the town of Liberty Grove.
When they arrived, police found a 23-foot Powerquest boat had crashed into a large rock on the shore.
The owner of the boat, Vernon Rubenic, 54, of Oswego, was killed and a 40-year-old man from Washington Island, Wisconsin was seriously injured.
The crash is still under investigation by the Door County Sheriff's Office and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
A Saturday autopsy revealed that Rubenic died from injuries caused by the accident, police said.