51-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Roadway After Being Struck by Vehicle

Man hit in roadway

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.

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