Velez, Trooper Kenneth

Trooper Velez

END OF WATCH:  September 15, 2016
Ohio State Highway Patrol

Trooper Kenneth Velez of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Cleveland Post was standing inside the berm conducting traffic enforcement outside his patrol car on Interstate Route 90 near Lakewood when an impaired driver struck and killed him. The driver swerved toward the berm to avoid another vehicle.