Cops: Driver, 21, killed in LIE crash in Medford

Suffolk County police said Kyle Mueller, 21, died early Monday when his vehicle went out of control and crashed along the south service road in Medford.  Videojournalist: Stringer News Service (March 18, 2013)

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A 21-year-old Farmingville man was killed in a one-car crash early Monday on the eastbound service road of the Long Island Expressway in Medford, police said.

Kyle Mueller was alone in the vehicle, a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee, when he lost control, crashed through a guardrail and struck a stand of trees 100 feet east of North Ocean Avenue at 1:08 a.m., Suffolk County police said.

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The LIE's south service road was closed as officials investigated and removed debris, and reopened at 6:07 a.m., police said.

The investigation was continuing, and the Jeep was impounded for a safety check, police said.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.

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