UPDATE: The victim has been identified as April Guthrie, age 47 of Beloit.
The City of Beloit Police Department is investigating a fatal vehicle vs. pedestrian accident that occurred at the intersection of Liberty Avenue and Oak Street at 4:53 p.m. Sunday.
The pedestrian, a 47-year-old Beloit woman, was walking a dog across the street when she was struck by a pickup truck. The woman was transported by the Beloit Fire Department to Beloit Memorial Hospital where she died from her injuries.
The dog was transported to Veterinarian Emergency Services with life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the pickup truck, a 56-year-old Verona man, is fully cooperating with authorities. While the accident remains under investigation, it does not appear that the driver was at fault.
The Wisconsin State Patrol is assisting with the accident reconstruction.
The Beloit Police Department is not identifying the pedestrian or the driver at this time. No one is available for interviews Sunday night.
Showers continue across a good portion of northern Illinois and are moving into northwest Indiana this morning.
There could be some isolated thunderstorms, mainly right along the lakefront.
These showers will continue for the next several hours.
A cold front will move across the region today accompanied by periods of rain and windy conditions.
Winds may gust to 30 or 35 mph at times late this morning through the afternoon. Expect to start the day dry tomorrow, but chances for rain will increase later in the day, with widespread showers expected overnight into early Tuesday.
Gas Theft Under $500 and Driving While License Revoked
On 11-1-18 at 1341 hours Deputies along with members of the Rochelle Police Dept. responded to the Hillcrest Casey’s General Store for a report of a gas drive off.
After a short investigation Deputies located and arrested Donald Halicek 41 of Harrison MI for Theft under 300 dollars and driving while license revoked.
Halicek also received citations for improper display of registration and no valid registration. Halicek’s passenger Kevin Egbert-Gray 26 of Harrison MI was arrested on charges of Theft under 300 and unlawful possession of weapons as a felon.
Both men were transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond.
On 11-03-18 at approximately 6:46 pm, Ogle County Deputies, Oregon Police Department, Oregon EMS and Mt Morris Fire Department responded to a single vehicle roll over accident in the 1700 block of West Pines Road.
After an investigation it was learned that Robert A Meier age 69 of Polo, swerved to miss a deer. His vehicle entered the ditch and overturned.
Meier was transported to KSB Hospital by Oregon EMS for non life threatening injuries.
Meier was cited for Improper Lane Usage and No Insurance.
ARMED ROBBERY TO CITIZEN
Date: 11/03/2018 8:41 pm
Location: 1026 McKnight Circle
On 11-3-18 at 8:41pm officers responded to 1026 McKnight Circle for an Armed Robbery To Citizen. The victim advised she was retrieving groceries from her vehicle when she was approached from behind by a suspect who displayed a handgun and demanded money. The suspect took the victim’s purse and an undisclosed amount of USC and fled the area on foot.
The suspect was described as an unknown race male, 5’6″ tall, 150 pounds, wearing a hooded sweatshirt, and was armed with a handgun. The victim was not injured during this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Rockford Police Department or Winnebago County Crime Stoppers.