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Accident involving a parked car in Racine leaves one man dead

Racine police find driver dead with gunshot wound after crash
Posted at 9:23 AM, Oct 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-21 10:23:23-04

POLICE SAY THE MAN WAS TRAPPED IN HIS VEHICLE, he was extracted and transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. — The Racine Police Department is investigating a fatal crash involving a parked car that occurred on Oct. 19 at approximately 12:15 a.m. at the intersection of Water St. and Park Ave.

Upon arrival, police say officers located a vehicle with "substantial damage" and the man who was driving, trapped inside.

The Racine Fire Department extracted the man and transported him to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

He was later identified as 36-year-old Douglas Strelecki of Racine.

Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7756.

Anonymous callers may contact Crime Stoppers by phone at (262) 636-9330 or through the Crime Stoppers app by using the p3 app.

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