LI man killed in single-car crash

February 15, 2008 12:54:04 PM PST
Suffolk County police are investigating a single-car crash that claimed the life of a Mastic Beach man Friday morning. Authorities say 43-year-old Jeffery Metcalf was driving his 2003 black Ford pickup westbound on Sunrise Highway east of Hospital Road in East Patchogue at 6:29 a.m. His vehicle left the road and collided with a tree. Metcalf was pronounced dead at the scene.

Metcalf's vehicle was impounded for a safety check. The crash is under investigation. Slippery road conditions may have contributed to the crash.

Detectives are asking anyone who witnessed this incident to call the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.