2 dead after I-57 crash in Matteson

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MATTESON, Ill. -- Two people were killed after a crash on I-57 on Friday, according to police.

The crash happened in Matteson, Ill., around 8:53 p.m. on I-57 on Flossmoor Road.

Police said a Lamborghini was speeding southbound on I-57 when it left the roadway, rolled over and slammed into trees on the west side of I-57. Both the driver and the passenger were ejected from the car, police said.

The victims were pronounced dead at the scene. The victims were identified as Jacob Dochee, 45, of Frankfort, Ill., and Samieh Jawdat, 26, of Crete, Ill.

Dochee went by the name “Jacob da Builder.” Jawdat was his brother-in-law.

Dochee was a prominent Chicago developer. Pat Dowell, 3rd Ward alderman, credits him with sparking a building boom in Bronzeville. His family said he was their sunshine and he was committed to changing the community.

The incident is under investigation.

No further information was available.

Samieh Jawdat

Jacob Dochee


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