Kent F. Gaugler of Springs died Monday after a motorcycle crash on Three Mile Harbor Road in that hamlet early on Sunday. “He was pronounced dead at 5:03 last night,” East Hampton Town Police Chief Edward Ecker said on Tuesday.
Mr. Gaugler, who was 49, was reportedly riding a 2012 Harley-Davidson south near Gann Road when he lost control of it and crashed into a utility pole. No other vehicles were believed to have been involved in the crash, but police are still investigating.
Mr. Gaugler was first taken to Southampton Hospital before being flown by helicopter to Stony Brook University Medical Center, where he died.