UPDATE: Woman killed in Route 173 accident identified

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CALEDONIA, Ill. (WIFR) -- Updated: Dec. 3, 2018, 10:30 a.m.

Alexandria Dobyns. Photo courtesy: Alisa Fortson

Winnebago County Coroner William Hintz has identified the 24-year-old woman killed on Route 173 on Friday has been identified.

Alexandria Dobyns was identified as the victim.

Dobyns was reportedly in a car and had gotten out near the intersection of Route 173 and Caledonia Road before she was struck by another car.

The Boone County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate the accident.

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Updated: December 1, 2018, 10:51 a.m.

UPDATE: CALEDONIA, Ill. (WIFR) -- Winnebago County Coroner William Hintz says the woman killed on Route 173 Friday night was a 24-year-old from Harvard, Illinois.

Hintz says the woman was in a car and had gotten out near the intersection of Route 173 and Caledonia Road before she was struck by another car.

The Boone County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to the scene around 5:15 Friday night. Investigators say several people had stopped to try to help the woman, including a fireman who started CPR. She was then taken to a local hospital where she died.

The Sheriff's office says the driver and three passengers inside the car stayed on the scene and were not hurt.

The name of the woman is not being released at this time. The Boone County Sheriff's Office is investigating the accident. An autopsy is pending by the Winnebago County Coroner's Office.

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Updated: Nov. 30, 2018, 8:40 p.m.

Police have confirmed a woman was hit and killed from an accident on Caledonia Road on Friday night.

The woman was reportedly walking down Caledonia Road before being hit. She was taken to St. Anthony's hospital after being hit.

Police say no one else was hurt. The car is staying at the scene.

Investigators are talking to witnesses to learn more about the accident.

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Published: Nov. 30, 2018, 7:15 p.m.

Emergency crews have closed off Route 173 by Caledonia Road after a car accident Friday afternoon.

Details are limited, but crews are at the scene investigating.

Crews are encouraging drivers to stay away from the area.

We will continue to update as more information becomes available.