UNION, NJ – A GoFundMe page has been set up to help offset medical and burial expenses of Jeremy Maraj, the 12-year old boy who was killed by a hit and run driver on Galloping Hill Road.

According to the GoFundMe page, Jeremy was “a delightful young man who had a positive impact on anyone he was around.  He loved to play soccer and basketball.”

Maraj was killed by a hit and run driver on Wednesday night while crossing Galloping Hill Rd on his way home from Irene Hoppe Park.  He was rushed to University Hospital in Newark where he succumbed to his injuries on Friday morning.


According to the GoFundMe page, any excess funds will be donated to the local elementary school.  Click here for the GoFundMe page.