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A Riverhead man died in a motor vehicle accident in Laurel Monday, Southold Town Police said in a press release issued this afternoon.

Southold Police said Angelos Stavropoulos, 68, was operating his 2021 Toyota pick up truck eastbound on State Route 25 in Laurel. Monday at 2:45 p.m. when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.

Responding officers were able to remove Stavropoulos from his vehicle and initiate CPR, police said. Mattituck Fire Department responded and continued medical care. Stavropoulos was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead where he was later pronounced deceased, according to the press release.

The accident is being investigated by the Southold Town Police Department Detective Division.

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