Man lying in the road is struck and killed by car

OLD BROOKVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a man lying in the road was struck and killed by a car.

Nassau County police say the accident happened at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday in Old Brookville, on Long Island.

The victim was not immediately identified. Police say he was lying in the eastbound lane of Northern Boulevard when he was struck.

The 54-year-old driver was released and police do not believe there was any criminality involved.

Detectives are investigating why the victim had been in the road prior to the accident.