Rockville Centre Man Fatally Struck by Truck

An 84-year-old man was fatally struck by a tractor trailer while crossing a road in his hometown of Rockville Centre on Thursday morning.

Nassau County police said Juan Galdos was walking southbound across Merrick Road at the corner of Oceanside Road when he was hit by an eastbound Peterbilt shortly before noon.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The 59-year-old man driving the truck was not charged.

First Squad detectives found no apparent criminality but the investigation is continuing.