UPDATE 8/11/18 2 p.m.: Rockford Police tell Eyewitness News the victim was a male between 40 and 50 years old. He was riding with a group of bicyclists when he was hit by a pick-up truck. The driver remained on scene.
Part of a busy Rockford road is closed after a bicyclist is hit and killed by a car.
It happened at around 11:30 a.m. Saturday on Spring Creek Rd., near Reid Farm Rd. Rockford Police say a reconstruction team is on scene, and the road will be closed for the next few hours.
Drivers are asked to avoid the area. This is a developing story, and new details will be provided as they become available.