Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Stewart Avenue

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A Hicksville man attempting to cross Stewart Avenue was fatally struck by a car Monday night.

According to Nassau County detectives, Justin Pistoia, 24, of Hicksville was near Endo Boulevard when he was walking across Stewart Avenue in East Garden City. A female driver, 67, in a 2012 Ford sedan allegedly struck the victim around 7:48 p.m.

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Nassau County Police Ambulance transported Pistoia, who suffered internal injuries, to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead at 10:54 p.m. 

No other injuries were reported. Detectives report no apparent criminality at this time. The Highway Bureau responded to the scene and performed a brake and safety inspection.