Update (10/22): Rockford Police have arrested and charged Veaunta Vincent Young, 21, with failure to report an accident involving death leaving the scene. His bond is set at $1 million.
Update: The victim is identified as John Kuhn, 45. An autopsy confirmed he died of blunt trauma to the head, neck, chest, and abdomen.
Update: Police confirm a 49-year old male was found in the roadway. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the victim is being withheld until family members are notified. There is no vehicle description at this time.
Update- The area is now open again.
Rockford, Illinois- Rockford police are investigating a serious hit & run crash overnight in the 2300 block of West State St. between Johnston Avenue and Foster Avenue.
Details are limited at this time, but sources do tell Eyewitness News that at least one person is dead.
Police are asking the public to avoid the area as the investigation continues. We'll bring you more information as it becomes available