Police are searching for the driver of a car that struck and killed an 84-year-old man as he attempted to cross Merrick Road earlier this month in Lynbrook, then fled the scene.

The hit-and-run driver was behind the wheel of what Nassau County police said was believed to be a gold-colored Ford or Mercury sedan. Police on Tuesday issued a photo of a similar-looking vehicle.

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The crash occurred on the eastbound roadway at Hilton Street at about 9:05 p.m. on Dec. 3. The victim was crossing north to south when the crash occurred.

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Police said the driver didn’t stop.

The victim died at the scene.

Police are asking anyone with information about the fatal accident to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-8477. Or, police said, callers can contact Det. John Lapine or any member of the Homicide Squad VCARS unit at 516-573-7788.

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All calls will remain confidential, police said.