Police Officer David J. Fahey, Jr.

Police Officer David J. Fahey, Jr.

Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, January 24, 2017

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David J. Fahey, Jr.

Police Officer David Fahey was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on I-90, near Warren Road, while assisting at the scene of a fatal accident at approximately 6:00 am.

He was setting out flares to divert traffic off of the highway when he was struck by an oncoming car. The vehicle fled after striking him. The driver was arrested later in the day and was ultimately sentenced to 12 years in November 2018.

Officer Fahey was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Cleveland Police Department for 2-1/2 years.

Bio

  • Age 39
  • Tour 2 years, 6 months
  • Badge 2453
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Sentenced to 12 years

accident scene

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As a firefighter that worked on a lot of highway accidents, it’s extremely dangerous out there trying to clear the scene and prevent further accidents! I ask anyone who reads this to repeat that to someone and ask them to tell someone else. Do this in honor and memory of David J. Fahey, Jr.

Lucky Graham, Retired Battalion Chief
Cleveland Fire

January 26, 2020

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