Suspect and vehicle located in fatal Rockford hit and run - – Rockford’s News Leader

Suspect and vehicle located in fatal Rockford hit and run


Rockford police say they have located the driver and the vehicle involved in a fatal hit and run that occurred Friday night.

Crews responded to Royal Avenue and Blaisdell Street around 8:40 p.m. August 16. Police say a dark-colored Mazda SUV was going south on Royal when it hit a red go-cart going west on Blaisdell. The driver of the go-cart, 28-year-old Tavantez M. McAdory of Rockford, died of massive head trauma at the scene. The Mazda left the scene, going south on Royal then west on School Street.

The Mazda and its driver have been located by Rockford Police Department Traffic Investigators, but the driver has not yet been named.

The incident is still under investigation.

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