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Sophomore involved in crash mourned at East Surry High School

By David Broyles

September 23, 2013

The courtyard around East Surry High School’s flagplole is packed Monday morning as students, faculty and staff participated in a student-driven memorial ceremony for Jacob Pettitt. The 15-yea-old sophomore died Sunday at Wake Forrest Baptist Medical Center. He had been in critical condition since the Sept. 3 crash. Darragh Boutis, 39, who was a passenger also involved in the crash, is in stable condition.