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UNCW student killed in car crash

Jacob "Jake" Prillaman (Source: Salem Funerals & Cremations) Jacob "Jake" Prillaman (Source: Salem Funerals & Cremations)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

UNCW student Jacob "Jake" Prillaman, 20, was killed in a car accident last week, the university announced Wednesday morning.

Officials said the accident happened Friday, May 27 in Rural Hall, NC.

Prillaman, a resident of Pfafftown, was a junior majoring in recreation, sport leadership, and tourism management and transferred to UNCW from Forsyth Tech.

He is survived by his parents, Michael and Carol; his brother, Joseph, and his sister, Michelle.

A celebration of life is scheduled for Wednesday, June 1 at 6:30 p.m. at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Winston Salem.

UNCW officials encourage community members to stop by the Fisher Student Center Information Desk to sign a memorial book, which will be sent to his family.

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