Trooper Kenneth Velez 

Ohio State Highway Patrol

End of Watch: September 15, 2016  

 

 

The National Troopers Coalition would like to extend our deepest condolences to Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Kenneth Velez's family along with the Brothers and Sisters of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

 Please keep Trooper Velez and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

 

Trooper Kenneth Velez was struck and killed by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop on I-90, near the Warren Road exit, in Cuyahoga County.

Trooper Velez had served with the Ohio State Highway Patrol for 27 years. He is survived by his wife and three children.

 

 

 


 

 

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