A 78-year-old man was fatally hit by an SUV while he was crossing a road in Hicksville early Monday morning.

Nassau County police said the pedestrian was walking across Newbridge Road at the corner of West John Street when he was struck by a Ford Suburban at 6:29 a.m.

The victim was taken to Nassau University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead a half hour later. His name was not immediately available.

The driver, who remained at the scene, was not charged.

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