FAIRBURY, Neb -- A male individual fell from an elevated walking path by Little Blue River at the Fairbury City Dam.

Jefferson County Dispatch received a 911 call in reference to a male individual who was injured and located underneath the Fairbury City Dam River walking path bridge.

Law enforcement, EMS, and Fire personnel were dispatched to the scene and found a 23-year-old male lying in about six-inches of water. 

The male was conscious and breathing; but was transported to Jefferson Community Health and Life and later a Lincoln hospital for non-life threatening injuries. 

The events that lead up to the male falling are still under investigation, according to Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.