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Memorial service set for UB football player

Posted at 6:31 AM, Mar 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-03 18:58:57-05

A memorial service is scheduled for a University at Buffalo football player who passed away Monday afternoon.

Solomon Jackson suffered a medical emergency during a team training exercise last week. He was taken to Buffalo General Hospital, where he later died.

Public viewing will take place Thursday, March 3, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at WELLbuffalo, 995 Dodge Rd, Getzville, NY 14068.

To watch the service live, click here: http://thewellbuffalo.com/

A private memorial service will follow, and is limited to UB football players, staff, and family members.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to establish a scholarship fund in Solomon's name, and to help his family with medical bills.