Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident, Pedestrian Hit By A Vehicle

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Winnebago County Coroners office has identified the victim as 41 year old Danielle Copus of Freeport.

She passed away from blunt force trauma, from the accident.

RPD is investigating. 


Traffic crash at E State and Sundae Drive involved one vehicle and a pedestrian. The 41-year-old female pedestrian was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased. This is an active and ongoing investigation.

Sources are reporting a very serious accident. 

It happened approx. 5:45 pm near E State and Bell School.

Reports of a pedestrian has been hit by a vehicle. 

The victim is not moving and is in the middle of the roadway. 

Emergency personnel were not on scene at the time of writing this, avoid the area. 

It is unclear if the vehicle stayed on scene. 

RS sources have sent us video from the scene, but we are going to hold off on posting the footage, until we know the severity of the injuries.  But it echoes what is being reported to us. 

UPDATE: Emergency personnel on scene, and have the area blocked off. 7300 E. State St. Traffic crash investigation. E. State Street closed eastbound from Bell School Rd to Buckley Dr. A female was trying to cross the roadway and was struck by a vehicle. RPD said the injuries were serious. 

RS source Sandra Ostrega Leato

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