AUSTIN, Texas—Eric James Hultberg, who was president of The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy student council, was killed in a car accident Friday (Jan. 20).
He was the sole occupant in his car when it left Highway 183 near Seward Junction in northwest Williamson County, crashing into a fence and a tree. No one else was injured.
A native of Keller, Texas, Hultberg had a distinguished history within the College of Pharmacy, excelling academically and in student leadership. He was in his third year of the four-year Pharm.D. program. Hultberg also was beginning his second semester as president of the college’s Pharmacy Council, a student government organization with representatives from all pharmacy student organizations and academic classes. In addition, he was a former recipient of a Pharmacy Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship and had been cited numerous times for university academic honors.
Memorial services scheduled for Hultberg include a visitation on Friday (Jan. 27) from 6 to 7 p.m. at Lucas and Thompson Keller Funeral Home and a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 28) at New Hope Lutheran Church. Burial will follow at Bourland Cemetery.
Survivors include his parents and a sister, all from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
For more information, contact Diane Ginsburg, assistant dean for student affairs at the College of Pharmacy, 512-471-1737 or 512-471-3631, or Susan Brown, assistant dean for development, alumni and public affairs, 512-475-9758.
For more information contact: Nancy Neff, College of Pharmacy, 512-471-6504.