Drunken driver who hit, killed woman getting her mail in Door County sentenced 21 years

STURGEON BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – A man who previously pleaded guilty to a Homicide by Intoxicated Use of Vehicle charge after killing a woman who was retrieving her mail in Door County back in 2022 was sentenced on Thursday.

Back in August 2022, Joshua Gann hit and killed 71-year-old Marilyn Van Den Bogart while she was out getting mail at a home in Sevastopol, Gann then reportedly fled on foot after crashing nearby.

The incident happened around 5:30 p.m. on August 27, 2022, on County Highway BB in Sevastopol.

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Court records show that Gann, 45, was sentenced to 21 years in prison followed by 10 years of extended supervision.

Gann previously pleaded guilty in November 2023.

No additional information was provided.

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