A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a car in Rockford late last night.
Just before midnight Friday night, Rockford Police responded to the 4000 block of 11th Street near Samuelson road in reference to a motor vehicle accident.
Police say a 51-year old man was in the roadway when he was struck by a vehicle.
The vehicle stopped and called 9-1-1.
The man suffered life-threatening injuries and died at the scene.
The cause of the accident is under investigation, and Rockford Police are speaking to the driver involved.