Yaphank, N.Y. (MorichesDaily) — Police are investigating an automobile accident that killed a Longwood School District security guard in Yaphank.
Daniel Methven was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Impala northbound on Yaphank-Middle Island Road in Yaphank when the vehicle struck a telephone pole and came to rest in a wooded area.
Methven, 39 of Bohemia, was working for Longwood School District Security at the time of the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. The vehicle has been impounded for a safety check.
At the time of the accident there was thick fog blanketing the area but there is no word if that played a role in the accident.
The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone who witnessed the crash to contact the Seventh Squad at 631-852-8752.