Man hit by a car in Freeport dies at a Rockford hospital

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A 76-year-old man is killed when he is hit by a car in Freeport.

The Winnebago County Coroner's Office says Earle Moote, of Freeport, died from his injuries just after 3 a.m. Tuesday.

The coroner says Moote was hit by the car Monday near 23 W. Exchange Street in Freeport and transported to a Rockford hospital where he died.