Person killed in pedestrian crash, closing Auburn Street

ROCKFORD (WREX) — One woman is killed after she’s hit by a car overnight in Rockford.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. in the 2600 block of Auburn Street. Rockford Police had to shut down the street as they investigated.

Winnebago County Coroner Bill Hintz says the woman was walking across Auburn when a red SUV going west hit her. Police did not confirm whether the driver of that SUV stayed on scene.

The woman, who is believed to be in her fifties, was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police are not releasing her name at this time. The crash is under investigation.

James Stratton

James Stratton

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