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Mentor Police Department
8500 Civic Center Blvd
Mentor, OH 44060
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Police Officer Mathew Mazany was struck and killed while assisting another officer during a traffic stop. Another vehicle entered the area and struck Officer Mazany and then fled the scene. The suspect was apprehended several hours later. Officer Mazany is the 27th officer to be killed in a traffic-related incident this year and the third officer fatality from the state of Ohio in 2018.