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Bill to rename part of road in honor of Mentor officer Mathew Mazany heads to state Senate

Posted at 12:00 PM, Jun 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-21 12:30:30-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A bill to rename a portion of State Route 2 in Lake County after fallen Mentor officer Mathew Mazany has passed the Ohio House.

June 24 will mark one year since Mazany was struck and killed during a traffic stop.

The stretch of road where he was hit would be renamed "Patrolman Mathew Mazany Highway."

The bill now heads to the Ohio Senate.

In April, the man who hit Mazany was sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison — the maximum time allowed.

PHOTOS: Mentor lays fallen officer Mathew Mazany to rest