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    Unhappy Jacob "Jake" Lessen-- Springfield, Illinois

    BERLIN, Ill. (AP) - Authorities say a crash involving four
    motorcycles killed of an off-duty Springfield firefighter.
    The crash yesterday near Berlin also injured the at least three
    other people.
    Sangamon County Coroner Susan Boone says 33-year-old Jacob
    "Jake" Lessen of Sherman was pronounced dead at the scene around
    4:40 p-m.
    Police say 34-year-old Krista Lessen was a passenger on her
    husband's motorcycle. The sheriff's office says she's in critical
    condition at Memorial Medical Center.
    Police say Lessen was heading east on Old Jacksonville Road when
    he lost control and entered the westbound lane in front of three
    motorcycles.
    A father and two sons were on the other bikes.
    Forty-four-year-old Craig Sim of Springfield is in fair condition
    and 19-year-old Nicholas Sim was treated and released.
    Springfield Mayor Tim Davlin has ordered all city flags lowered
    to half-staff.



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    Default in honor of Jake Lessen

    jake was a wonderful man, he had been a good friend of mine for many years. I know that heaven must have needed a special angel for some reason cause they got the best when they got Jake. god bless you Jake, I am sure you will keep everyone in heaven smiling. your friends from Lincoln, Illinois.

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