Hamburg, NJ, police officer Jason Franco was killed Tuesday in a hunting accident. (Photo: Hamburg PD) -

Hamburg, NJ, police officer Jason Franco was killed Tuesday in a hunting accident. (Photo: Hamburg PD)

A 38-year-old man Hamburg, NJ, police officer was killed in a hunting accident Tuesday, according to the Sussex County prosecutor’s office.

Jason Franco was hunting deer with a family member in Wantage when he was struck by a single round from a shotgun, First Assistant Prosecutor Gregory Mueller said.

Franco was pronounced dead at the scene around 12:30 p.m., NJ.com reports.

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