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

Posted at 8:59 AM, Nov 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-16 09:19:35-05

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.