ROCKFORD - Illinois State Police were on scene around 1:30 am Sunday morning, responding to a a report that a 29-year old female had been found on the side of the road.
Evidence suggest she was struck by a truck/semi trailer when she was walking on the side of the highway.
When police arrived, she was beyond resuscitation and she was pronounced dead at the scene. The coroners office says an autopsy is pending and toxicology tests will be available in 2 weeks. The woman's identity has been withheld, pending notification of her next-of-kin.