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E. Hampton man dies after motorcycle crash

An East Hampton man whose motorcycle crashed into a utility pole early Sunday morning has died, East Hampton Town Police said.

Kent F. Gaugler, 49, died of "serious injuries" at Stony Brook University Medical Center at 5:03 p.m. Monday, Det. Lt. Chris Anderson said.

Gaugler was riding a 2012 Harley-Davidson motorcycle south on Three Mile Harbor Road near Gann Road in East Hampton at 1:35 a.m. when the motorcycle hit the pole, police said.

Gaugler was first taken to Southampton Hospital and later was transferred to Stony Brook.


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