The man who fatally struck and killed a Willoughby police officer was sentenced to four years in prison Monday.
PAINESVILLE, Ohio - The jury trial has been delayed for the man charged in a fatal traffic crash that killed a Willoughby police officer.
Scott Leland was indicted in the death of Willoughby Police Officer Jason Gresko stemming from a September 2012 crash.
His jury trial was scheduled for June 26, but was recently pushed back until Aug. 26 at 9 a.m. in Lake County Court of Common Pleas.
There will be a pre-trial hearing on June 26 at 1 p.m.
Leland was charged with aggravated vehicular homicide, operating a vehicle under the influence and endangering children.
On Sept. 21, 2012, Officer Jason Gresko, 32, was responding to Lake Health West Medical Center in Willoughby to help with a disruptive patient.
Officer Gresko was driving northbound on Harmony Lane when a pickup truck driven by Scott Leland appeared to turn left into the path of the officer's cruiser.
Officer Gresko swerved to avoid the truck but struck a tree with his cruiser.
Two adults and two 13-year-olds in the truck were uninjured.
Officer Gresko served part-time in Willoughby since joining the force in 2003, and was also a full-time officer with the Cleveland Clinic Police Department.
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