At 0600, Cleveland Police Officer David Fahey #2453 who was struck at the scene of a fatal crash westbound on I-90. He was subsequently transported to MetroHealth Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Vehicle that struck Officer Fahey then fled scene.
A vehicle matching the description was identified in Lorain County and currently a suspect is being questioned.
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Officer Fahey’s death is similar to an incident resulting in the Line of Duty Death (LODD) of Ohio State Highway Patrol Officer Kenneth Velez in September 2016.
Prayers to all involved esp the family of Cleveland Police Officer Fahey.
No matter where you are, please be mindful of public safety on the roadways.