A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle in Hicksville on Tuesday morning.

Nassau County police said the victim was struck on Old Country Road near the corner of Levittown Parkway shortly before 6 a.m.

The victim’s identity was not immediately available.

The westbound lanes of Old Country Road were closed for four hours while investigators were on the scene.

Detectives are continuing the investigation into the cause of the crash.

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