Mentor to honor officer Mathew Mazany one year after his death

Mentor to honor officer Mathew Mazany one year after his death
Mathew Mazany, 41, leaves behind a wife and son.

MENTOR, Ohio (WOIO) - The Mentor community will hold a memorial service for fallen officer Matthew Mazany.

Honoring the fallen: Mentor remembers officer Mathew Mazany one year after his tragic death: https://bit.ly/2xh5mxL

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Monday, June 24, 2019

Mazany was struck and killed on June 24, 2018 while assisting with a traffic stop on State Route 2 eastbound.

Residents mourn the loss of Mentor officer Mathew Mazany on Monday. (Source: WOIO)
Residents mourn the loss of Mentor officer Mathew Mazany on Monday. (Source: WOIO)

Mentor Police determined Brian Anthony, of Kirtland, was high on heroin and fentanyl when he hit the officer with his vehicle and fled.

Man sentenced to 11 & 1/2 years for killing Mentor officer while driving high on heroin and fentanyl

Anthony was sentenced to 11 and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide, assault and OVI.

Officer Mazany served for over 14 years and received the exceptional service award.

The service will take place at the Mentor High School Fine Arts Center -- located at 6477 Center St. -- from 8 to 9 p.m.

Mentor to honor officer Mathew Mazany one year after his death

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