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Jackson Twp. Man Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Homicide

By kcora on
Jackson Township New Jersey

Jason Wolek, 39, of Jackson Township, entered a guilty plea yesterday (6/1) to second degree vehicular homicide involving the death of off duty Watchung Police Officer Christopher L. Hoffman.

The plea stems from the June 7, 2014 motor vehicle accident in which Wolek, while driving a Ford pick-up truck, made a left turn in front of Christopher Hoffman’s motorcycle causing his death.

The accident occurred at approximately 5:55 p.m. on East Veterans Highway in Jackson Township in a clear, dry daylight conditions.

Wolek was found to be under the influence of heroin and operating with a suspended license at the time of the accident.

Sentencing is scheduled for July 27, 2015 before Judge Linda Baxter.

Wolek has been continuously incarcerated since his arrest on June 7, 2014.