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UPDATE: Pedestrian killed in Rockford identified

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UPDATE:  The Winnebago County Coroner has identified the pedestrian killed in last night's accident as 36-year-old Elizabeth Scharnweber of Machesney Park. 

According to the coroner's office, Scharnweber had been walking near Riverside and Latham when she was struck by a vehicle.  She was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. 

This death is under investigation by the Rockford Police Department. 


 A pedestrian is hit and killed by a car in Rockford.

The Winnebago County Coroner confirms a person has died. The pedestrian was hit near Latham St. and W. Riverside Blvd.

Rockford Police confirmed someone was hit by a car but did not provide any further information about the incident.

This story is developing and 13 WREX will continue to bring you details as they become available.

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