Head of Crime Stoppers killed in tragic accident - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Head of Crime Stoppers killed in tragic accident

Sgt. Dave Rutt killed in accident (Source: WOIO) Sgt. Dave Rutt killed in accident (Source: WOIO)
Tragedy strikes the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department.

Dave Rutt, the man in charge of the Crime Stoppers unit, was killed Tuesday when the vehicle he was working on reportedly fell on him.

Rutt was a retired Cleveland Police sergeant.

He was shot in the line of duty back in 1984 during a traffic stop on Cleveland's east side. His partner, Officer Stephen Kovach was killed in that incident. Rutt shot and killed the gunman.

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