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West Brunswick students remembered Thursday night

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Students are gathering at First Baptist Church in Shallotte Thursday night to remember two West Brunswick high students who lost their lives in a fatal car crash. The death of the two teenagers comes right around graduation time, a time when students usually gather to celebrate. However, two young lives were lost on Royal Oaks Road in Brunswick County. Jacob Moseley and Caleb Hawkins were passengers in a car driven by 17-year-old Joseph Moreno. They had just left a party not far from the crash site. The cause of the crash was speed. This all comes at a time when these students would normally be celebrating high school graduation, and the start of summer, but instead, West Brunswick students and friends and family of Jacob and Caleb are mourning. Keith Wilson is a youth pastor at First Baptist Church in Shallotte and encourages his young church members to make smart and safe choices when out with their friends. "We really need as a community to provide a safe place to go. Without the pressures of the world, doing the things they shouldn't have been doing." The church is hosting its own graduation celebration for members and West Brunswick High School students with hopes of encouraging safe celebratory practices.

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I wonder what the state is goning to do to the driver?

back in 2008 i was mourning the death of my 2 friends who were killed in a car crash in which 1 of my friends was the driver, now since there is no proof as of right now of drug or alchol use i'm not gonna stab at the driver, i know he did not intend on his friends dying. i feel the pain of the friends and families, believe it or not. just to give the family of the driver a heads up, they told my friend 10 minutes before his court appearance you sign this plea for 40 to 48 months or he did 35 years. speed was a factor in his crash as well. but even if the parents of the deceased do not want to press charges the state will so brace yourself for what is to come. and even if the driver was drinking and driving take what they offer don't fight it because the state will win. Please don't take this as an "attack" i just wanted to inform you on what may happen. my heart goes out to the families.