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Rockford Man Arrested for Hit-and-Run

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A Rockford man who alleged struck a pedestrian, in a hit-and-run car accident, is behind bars.

The driver, 31, struck a 26-year-old woman who was walking down School Street just after 1:30 a.m. this morning when the accident occurred.

The victim’s name has not yet been released pending family notification. Officials confirmed she later died at the hospital from the serious injuries she sustained in the accident. The accident is still under investigation.

The driver is facing several charges for leaving the scene of an accident that involved death. He is being held at Winnebago County Jail on a $150,000 bond.