A 30-year-old man was fatally struck by a van while walking across a street in his hometown of New Cassel.

Nassau County police said Reynaldo Flores-Grande was walking westbound across State Street in the crosswalk when he was hit by an eastbound Ford Econonline that was turning left from Prospect Avenue at 11:33 p.m. Saturday.

The pedestrian was taken to Nassau University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Homicide Squad detectives tested the van’s brakes, which were functioning.

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Timothy Bolger is the Editor in Chief of the Long Island Press who’s been working to uncover unreported stories since shortly after it launched in 2003. When he’s not editing, getting hassled by The Man or fielding cold calls to the newsroom, he covers crime, general interest and political news in addition to reporting longer, sometimes investigative features. He won’t be happy until everyone is as pissed off as he is about how screwed up Lawn Guyland is.