Police respond to the scene where a pedestrian was fatally...

Police respond to the scene where a pedestrian was fatally struck on Merrick Road in Lynbrook by a vehicle that then fled at about 9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. Credit: Lou Minutoli

Homicide detectives are investigating a fatality in Lynbrook Thursday in which a vehicle drove off after hitting a pedestrian on Merrick Road, Nassau County police said.

The victim, a man, was crossing from the north at 9:07 p.m. when he was struck by an unknown vehicle in front of a building in the 100 block of Merrick Road, police said.

The vehicle continued without stopping and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

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