Man Killed in Hit and Run Accident

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

A 51-year-old man is killed in a hit and run accident.

Rockford police say Paul Buehler was walking intoxicated in the 2800 block of 11th St. around 7 p.m. on Tuesday when the driver of a gray Buick hit the pedestrian and drove off.

Buehler was taken to Swedish American Hospital where he died of severe head injuries at 3:20 Wednesday morning.

Police are still looking for the driver of the Buick.

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