Funeral arrangements have been set for the Mentor police officer who was struck and killed in the line of duty Sunday.
A visitation for Ptl. Mathew Mazany will be held on Sunday, July 1 from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Monreal Funeral Home, located at 35400 Curtis Blvd, Eastlake. A funeral service will be held on Monday, July 2 at 11 a.m. at the Mentor Fine Arts Center, located at 6477 Center St. in Mentor.
On Sunday, Mazany was called as backup to help with an arrest of a passenger who had a warrant out from another agency. He was standing outside of another police cruiser and began approaching the stopped vehicle when he was struck by a Jeep Wrangler, according to Mentor Police Chief Kevin Knight. He was treated by Mentor officers and firefighters on scene and then transported to TriPoint Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
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