Woman injured in tractor-SUV crash

Transported by helicopter to a Rockford hospital after Jo Daviess County crash

One woman was injured and transported by helicopter to a hospital Thursday after a crash near Warren in Jo Daviess County.

The Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Illinois Route 78 and East Mahoney Road at 2:15 p.m. Thursday. 

Larry B. Cropper, 67, was driving a farm tractor eastbound on East Mahoney Road when it collided with a Jeep SUV traveling southbound on Illinois 78. The drivers of both vehicles were uninjured, but a passenger in the Jeep was transported by Warren Ambulance Service from the scene, then later to a Rockford hospital by AirCare 3. No new information on her condition was available Monday morning.

Cropper was issued a traffic citation for failure to yield at a stop intersection.

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