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Driver who pleaded guilty in hit-skip that killed police officer David Fahey to be sentenced

Posted: 8:59 AM, Nov 16, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-16 09:19:35-05
LIVE | Sentencing for driver who killed officer
LIVE | Sentencing for driver who killed officer
LIVE | Sentencing for driver who killed officer

The man charged in a hit-skip that killed Cleveland police officer David Fahey is appearing in court Friday for sentencing.

In October, Israel Alvarez, 46, pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide , vehicular homicide, vehicular manslaughter, driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, (not) stopping after accident and drug possession. 

Sentencing is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Watch live below:

 

Fahey, 39, was  hit by a car and killed while laying flares along Interstate 90  in January 2017. He was hired on July 1, 2014 and assigned to the First District.

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Alvarez fled the scene and drove to Lorain where he was found at a residence on East 31st Street, according to police.