By Kent Berkley
Emergency medical responders were called to the scene of a fatal incident at 1271 County Road DK on Tuesday evening. An 81-year-old man at the residence had difficulty breathing after being exposed to a mixture of chemicals. The victim died at the scene and was not transported to any of the area hospitals. Aaron LeClaire, Deputy Director for Door County Emergency Services, says emergency teams responded within minutes of getting the call.
The name of the deceased has not yet been released. Chief Deputy Patrick J. McCarty says the matter remains an open investigation as authorities wait to announce the cause of death.