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Update To Rockford Man Hit By Car While Laying On Street

The man who was run over by a car while lying on the street is identified.
The man who was run over by a car while lying on the street is identified.

He is 53 year-old Michael Jackson.  On Tuesday, around 8:38pm, Rockford Police and Fire Departments responded to the 3100 block of 9th Street after Jackson was hit by a car.  Officers found him trapped underneath a BMW.  The driver says he didn't see Jackson lying down until it was too late.  Investigators say there's no indication the driver was impaired or driving at excessive speeds.  No charges are expected to be issued against the driver.

As for Jackson, he's in critical, but stable condition.  He suffered some bone fractures and burns.
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