David I. Decarle, a 37-year-old Riverhead man, died Monday following a motorcycle accident.
Riverhead town police said it appeared that Decarle was headed east on Reeves Avenue when he hit a pothole, lost control of the motorcycle and fell.
A passing motorist came upon the accident and called 911, police said. Officers responded at 4:28 p.m. and found Decarle in the roadway, injured, and his motorcycle lying on its side.
Decarle was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center where he was later succumbed to his injuries.
Police are anyone with information on the accident to call 631-727-4500.