South Jersey Memorial for Former Miss New Jersey, News Anchor Cara McCollum

NBC 10 Philadelphia

Weeks after a car crash claimed the life of former Miss New Jersey Cara McCollum, a memorial service will be held to celebrate her life.

McCollum, a South Jersey news anchor and former beauty queen died tragically after a car crash. The Princeton University grad was traveling north on Route 55 in Pittsgrove Township, Salem County on Feb. 15 when police say her car spun off the road and struck a tree head-on.

The 24-year-old died about a week later. Her funeral services were held in her hometown in Arkansas.

Saturday's memorial service and life celebration will be held at 1:30 p.m. at Ocean City Tabernacle on Wesley Avenue in Ocean City, New Jersey.

McCollum was the girlfriend of NBC10 anchor Keith Jones for nearly two years. He thanked everyone for "this tremendous outpouring of love and support for my sweet, beautiful everything, Cara," in a Facebook post. Continue reading

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