Optimum Customers: Your Newsday access has been extended until Oct 1st. Enroll now to continue your access.

LEARN MORE
TODAY'S PAPER
60° Good Afternoon
60° Good Afternoon
Long IslandSuffolk

Early morning crash kills man in Commack, police say

A serious early morning accident has closed Old Commack Road in Commack on Monday, May 11, 2015, for a crash investigation, Suffolk County police said. (Credit: James Carbone)

A single-car crash killed a Northport man on his way to work early Monday, Suffolk County police said.

Gregory Kelly, 42, was driving a 2013 Honda Civic southbound on Old Commack Road in Commack at about 7 a.m. when he lost control and hit a tree, according to police.

Kelly was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Old Commack Road, just south of Old Northport Road.

The cause of the crash is being investigated, Suffolk Police Lt. Tom O'Hare said.

A woman who answered a number listed for Kelly declined to comment.

The crash investigation closed Old Commack Road between Old Northport Road and Pinetree Court for several hours.

Police said the car was impounded for a safety check.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452. All calls will be kept confidential, police said.

Latest Long Island News

Important message for Optimum customers

Your Newsday digital access is changing as of 10/1

You recently received an email from Optimum’s parent company, Altice USA, informing you that Altice will no longer offer free Newsday digital access with Optimum's online service. Through an exclusive trial offer for Optimum customers, Newsday is pleased to extend your digital access at no cost until the end of the year.

I understand, no thanks