Cleveland Police Officer David Fahey was struck and killed by a
hit and run driver this morning while setting up flares to divert traffic.
Other emergency service personnel were already at the scene in that same area
of the highway due to a crash involving a van and the fire apparatus earlier in
the morning. The driver of that van was killed after striking the fire
Police were looking for the damaged white Toyota and have
converged on a home in Lorain where an arrest has been made. The crash that
killed Officer Fahey occurred in the same area where Ohio State Highway Patrol
Trooper Kenneth Velez was struck and killed in September 2016.