Police Officer David J. Fahey, Jr.

Police Officer David J. Fahey, Jr.

Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, January 24, 2017

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.

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 In custody

accident scene

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We honored Officer Fahey at the annual "Walk to remember" our fallen heroes and those who passed in 2017 yesterday. My son proudly carried his name during the walk. His sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Private citizen Margaret Zampini
Sister of Jersey City NJ law enforcement Det Ed Dolan

April 29, 2018

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