The 44 year old Lorain man charged in connection with the hit-skip death of Cleveland Police officer David Fahey earlier this week, appeared in Cleveland Municipal court for the first time today.
Bond was sent at $500 thousand dollars for Israel Alvarez, who is charged with aggravated vehicular homicide, and felony hit-skip.
He is accused of leaving the scene after hitting Officer Fahey, who was setting up road flares at an accident site on I-90 in Rocky River, on Tuesday morning.
Cleveland Police Patrolman David Fahey was killed when he was hit along I-90 Westbound in Rocky River around 6 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Officer Fahey was providing assistance to an earlier accident when a white Toyota Camry hit him. He was transported to an area hospital where he died.
After an hours-long manhunt, police in Lorain County located the suspect vehicle outside a home on E. 31st St. in the 11 a.m. hour. Authorities surrounded the home and shortly after noon, a suspect was in custody.
No suspect information, nor charges have been released at the time of the arrest.
Cleveland Police were assisting after a van had run into the back of a fire truck along I-90 near the Warren Rd. exit. That is when the driver of the 2000 Camry hit Officer Fahey and drove off. The highway was shut down for hours between the Innerbelt and Detroit Rd.
Update: Investigators have identified the victim of the fatal hit-skip as 60-year-old Dennis Slaton of Canton.
The Stark County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident in Plain Township.
According to the report, a man's body was found along State Route 62 at Middlebranch Avenue NE in Plain Township around 10 p.m. Tuesday. When Sheriff's Deputies arrived he was confirmed dead on the scene.
Witnesses say the vehicle that struck the man is a 2011 or 2012 Hyundai Sonata, though the color of the vehicle is unknown. Police say it likely has damage to the front passenger-side bumper and passenger-side mirror.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Stark County Sheriff's Office at 330-430-3800.
Stow police are looking for a dumptruck driver they say was involved in a hit-and-run crash last week.
The accident happened on Route 8 northbound near Steels Corners Road on the afternoon of August 30th.
Stow police have released a video from the scene.
They believe that with several other cars nearby during the accident, that someone saw something and can provide information.
Posted by Stow Police Department, Stow, Ohio on Sunday, September 4, 2016
(Stow Police Department, Facebook) We are looking to identify the driver, owner, or any information on this dumptruck shown here that was involved in a Hit-and-Run accident on State Route 8 northbound near Steels Corners Rd., on August 30th at 2:11pm. There are several other cars around during this accident so we know someone out there saw it and may be able to provide us with some helpful information. (Dump Truck is on the lower, left side of the picture next to the red car). Thank you!