Woman dies after being hit by car on North Alpine

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A 44-year-old woman has died after being hit by a car Thursday morning in Rockford, according to Rockford police.

The victim was identified as Tammy Shaw, 44, of Rockford, according to the Winnebago County Coroner's Office.

The crash happened around 9:45 a.m. Police say the victim was crossing North Alpine when she was struck by a minivan heading northbound.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the minivan was not hurt and stayed at the scene, according to police.

Police say North Alpine between Highcrest and Pinecrest will be closed off for the next few hours while investigating the crash and clearing the area. Drivers are asked to use alternative routes.

Rockford Police and the Winnebago County Coroner's Office are currently investigating the death.