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Illinois State Police warns of fake GoFundMe pages for fallen officer

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Illinois State Police warn the public not to donate to a GoFundMe account for a fallen trooper.

According to ISP facebook post, the family has not started or created any type of Gofundme campaigns for 34-year-old trooper Christopher Lambert.

This warning comes after a vehicle struck Lambert and flung his body several feet on Saturday, January 13.

The incident happened on Interstate 294 about 25 miles north of Chicago while he investigated a traffic crash.

Lambert leaves behind a wife and a one-year-old child.