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One Vehicle Accident with Injury

On 12-27-16 at 3:24 am, Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies along with Byron Police and Fire responded to the intersection of Everett Lane and Lemke Drive just north of Byron for a one vehicle accident with injuries. When Deputies arrived the driver had already left the scene. After an investigation it was learned that Justin Nason, 24 of Denver, CO had been traveling west on Everett Lane when he failed to stop at Lemke Drive. Nason continued west through the ditch and struck a tree head on. Nason was transported to Swedish American Hospital in Rockford for non life threatening injuries. Nason was issued citations for Speeding, No Seat Belt, Failure to Stop at Stop Sign, Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid and Accident. Nason is set to appear in court on 01-25-17 at 9:00 am.