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2 years, 5 months ago by Bob Gough

Jacob Scranton, 20, died at Blessing Hospital on Saturday

Jacob Scranton, age 20, died at Blessing Hospital on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 4:42 A.M. as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle vs car collision which occured on June 23, 2012 at 4th and State Street in Quincy, Illinois.

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At 2:33 pm Saturday, Quincy police officers, an Adams County ambulance and the Quincy Fire Dept. responded to 4th and State regarding an injury accident involving a motorcycle. 

The initial investigation revealed that a 2005 Mercury SUV driven by a Quincy resident was stopped westbound at a stop sign on State at 4th street.

Jacob L Scranton, 20, of Quincy was westbound on State from 5th street on a 2003 Buell motorcycle.  As Scranton was approaching 4th street he was ejected from his motorcycle.  Both Scranton and the motorcycle skid into the rear of the stopped SUV.  Scranton was wearing a helmet.

Scranton was transported to Blessing Hospital with serious injuries.  The accident is still under investigation. 

The Illinois State Police assisted with the accident scene.


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