A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle in Farmingville over the weekend.

Suffolk County police said 29-year-old William Merced of Medford was driving a Hyundai eastbound on Horseblock Road when his vehicle hit a man who was walking across Horseblock Road near the corner of North Ocean Avenue at 9:20 p.m. Saturday.

The victim, who has not yet been identified, was taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue, where he was pronounced dead. He was described as Hispanic man in his 50s, 5-feet, 6-inches tall with a dark mustache.

Sixth Squad detectives impounded the vehicle, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information about this crash to call them at 631-854-8652.

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