A woman is killed when she is struck by a box truck on 11th Street in Rockford. Rockford Police responded to the 2900 block of 11th Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Thursday night.
Police say the 53 year old woman was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. Her identity has not been released. The driver of the truck stayed on the scene and was not hurt.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation. 11th Street, between Reed Avenue and Brooke Road, will be closed for the next several hours while police investigate. Police are asking drivers to avoid the area.