Police: 25-year-old man dead in Suffolk crash

East Hampton police say a 25-year-old man was killed in a crash in Amagansett early Saturday morning.



Police say a 2001 Ford pickup truck was located off of Windmill Lane, near Town Lane, at around 2:30 a.m. Investigators say they believe the vehicle was headed north when it left the roadway, hit a snowbank, lost control and then struck a utility pole.



The operator of the vehicle, identified as Erik Payne, of Merrills Road, was pronounced dead at the scene.



East Hampton police are asking anyone with information to contact them at 631-537-7575.


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