By Jesse Wood
Jan. 30, 2015. A memorial for Appalachian State University student Jacob Dylan Whitaker, 21, has been placed near where he died on Thursday, Jan. 22.
Whitaker died in car crash on N.C. 105 in Boone after another vehicle crossed the centerline and struck Whitaker’s vehicle.
The white memorial cross, which features flowers at the base, reads “JDW 6/8/1993 – 1/22/2015.”
Whitaker is among seven Appalachian State University students that have died since September.