Cara McCollum

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Cara McCollum
Born(1992-02-06)February 6, 1992
DiedFebruary 22, 2016(2016-02-22) (aged 24)
NationalityAmerican
EducationPrinceton University,
(B.A. English, 2015)
Forrest City High School
OccupationJournalist
TitleMiss New Jersey 2013
Miss Island Resort 2013
PredecessorLindsey Petrosh
SuccessorCierra Kaler-Jones

Cara McCollum (February 6, 1992 – February 22, 2016) was an American journalist. She was a news presenter for SNJ Today, which she joined in July 2015.[1][2] She was Miss New Jersey 2013 and competed for the Miss America 2014 title in September 2013. She was born in Forrest City, Arkansas.

McCollum died at the age of 24 on February 22, 2016, in Camden, New Jersey. She died because of injuries she got a week earlier from a car accident.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "SNJ Today Completes News Team". SNJ Today. 2015-07-14.
  2. "Former Miss New Jersey to anchor SNJ Today news broadcasts". Press of Atlantic City. Retrieved 2016-01-23.
  3. Scott Stump (2016-02-22). "Former Miss New Jersey Cara McCollum, 24, dies from injuries suffered in car crash". Today.