Planview Man Killed in Car Crash

A 50-year-old Plainview man was killed when he crashed his car in Melville on Tuesday night.

Suffolk County police said Eric Schneider was driving a Nissan Maxima westbound on Old Country Road when he drove over a median and struck a guardrail near the corner of Old East Neck Road at 7:05 p.m.

The victim was taken to to Plainview Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Second Squad detectives impounded the car, are continuing the investigation and believe Schneider may have experienced a medical emergency prior to the crash.

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