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A Paw Paw man was injured and airlifted following an ATV accident that occurred northwest of Lee on Saturday.

According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the area of Woodlawn Ave. and Reynolds Rd. at around 7:22 p.m. to investigate an ATV accident.

Officials say that 42-year-old Jeffrey Delong of Paw Paw was located in the east ditch along Woodlawn Rd. underneath the ATV.

Delong was airlifted to St. Anthony's Hospital in Rockford for treatment of injuries sustained in the accident. As of Tuesday afternoon, Delong is listed in stable condition.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by Illinois State Police, Shabbona EMS and the Lee Fire Department.

No citations were issued in the accident, and no other injuries were reported.

Officials say an investigation into the accident is on-going at this time.

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