5/12/14–The Highway Patrol identified a man killed in a crash Saturday night in Pender County.
The accident happened on Piney Woods Road near Burgaw.
32-year-old Jeffrey Jacobs Jr. died when his car ran off the road, hit a ditch and struck a tree.
A passenger, Jason Newkirk, was seriously injured. Authorities say he is expected to recover.
Troopers say speed may have been a factor.