Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Motorist Sentenced to 16-Plus Years in Fatal Crash

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Motorist Sentenced to 16-Plus Years in Fatal Crash

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A Bennington man was sentenced Friday to more than 16 years in prison for a 2014 crash that killed a Seaman High School student and her father.

Jason Pisocki, 41, and Emma Jo Pisocki, 18, died in a crash that occurred about 4 p.m. April 11, 2014, about 3 miles east of Bennington, which is about 40 miles west of Junction City. They were returning to Topeka after enrolling Emma Jo Pisocki in the fire science program at Hutchinson Community College.

Jason L. Jeardoe, 35, was convicted in March of two counts of involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence. On Friday, he was sentenced to 195 months in prison by Ottawa County District Judge Rene Young, according to a news release from the Kansas Attorney General's Office.

Emma Jo Pisocki was about to graduate from Seaman High School, and her father worked as a plumber for McElroy's. …

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