No criminal charges for driver who hit trooper
(AP) - The driver who struck and killed a NewJersey State Trooper last month won't be charged criminally, butdid receive two traffic summonses.
Twenty-year-old Robert Swan of Jackson struck and killed TrooperMarc Castellano on June 6 on Interstate 195 in Howell.
He was cited for speeding and careless driving.
State Police Capt. Gerald Lewis says a review determined nocriminal charges were appropriate in the case.
The trooper had been participating in a search for an armed manauthorities were told was in the area but whom investigators laterdiscovered did not exist.
Diana Hoffman of Gloucester Township was charged with eludingpolice, drug and other charges after telling police a man escapedfrom her vehicle into the woods.