Updated Jan. 10, 2016 at 10:57 a.m.

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man was struck and killed by a vehicle in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn Monday afternoon.

Police say a Nissan Pathfinder was traveling westbound on Linden Boulevard around 6 p.m. when it struck five parked cars. The vehicle then hit the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 40-year-old driver appeared to have suffered a medical episode before the crash, according to sources. He remained at the scene and was transported to the hospital for observation.

According to police, the 43-year-old victim, identified as Marlon Palacious, had the right-of-way when he was struck.