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Trooper Kenneth V. Velez | Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio


Kenneth V. Velez

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch: Thursday, September 15, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: 27 years

Badge # 511

Cause: Struck by vehicle

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Trooper Kenneth Velez was struck and killed by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop on I-90, near the Warren Road exit, in Cuyahoga County.

In August 2017 the driver who struck him was acquitted of vehicular homicide charges, but was convicted of driving on a suspended license and other related misdemeanor charges.

Trooper Velez had served with the Ohio State Highway Patrol for 27 years. He is survived by his wife and three children.

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Sad day today but don't worry some day the justice system will catch up to the wicked. Keep looking out for your family blood and blue. Rest in Peace Troop.

August 10, 2017


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