Police Officer David J. Fahey, Jr.

Police Officer David J. Fahey, Jr.

Cleveland Police Department, 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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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Police Officer David J. Fahey, Jr. of the Cleveland Police Department, Ohio and the additional 53 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

January 24, 2018

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