Suffolk County Police Major Case detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in East Patchogue today.

An adult male pedestrian was on the entrance ramp to eastbound Sunrise Highway, east of Hospital Road, at approximately 6 a.m. when he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene. The victim’s identification is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the Major Case Unit at 631-852-6555 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.