Pedestrian suffering life-threatening injuries after hit and run near Haskell Elementary

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Rockford Police investigate a serious crash near Haskell Elementary school early Tuesday morning.

Police say a pedestrian was hit by a car around 7:40 a.m. and is suffering from life-threatening injuries.

Investigators issued a tweet around 8am warning drivers to avoid the area near Whitman and Winnebago.  Police have blocked off part of the street and put up crime scene tape.  According to school officials, no students were hurt.

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