A man has died after being hit by a car on the Heads of Valleys road near Merthyr.
South Wales Police were called to the scene at Cefn Coed at around just after 6am on Sunday morning.
The man, who has not been named, was hit by a grey Ford Mondeo. He died at the scene.
The A465 was closed for four hours from Cefn to Dowlais Top while emergency services arrived.
The man's family are being supported by specialist officers as the investigation continues.