A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle while crossing a road in Dix Hills early Sunday morning.

Suffolk County police said the pedestrian was walking across Deer Park Avenue at the corner of MacNeice Place when he was hit by a southbound Lincoln at 6:20 a.m.

The victim was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, where he was pronounced dead. His identity was not immediately released.

The driver, 54-year-old John Capalbo of Dix Hills, was not injured.

Second Squad detectives impounded the vehicle, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information on this crash to call them at 631-854-8252.

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