New York: officer’s family turned upside down after drunk driver rammed them, killing child; now friends stage fundraiser to aid family

Officer John Cleveland credited with arresting more drunk drivers than anyone last year, but it only took one raging boozehound to change his family forever

From Macomb Patch

The life of a Macomb Township resident and Ferndale police officer who is credited with arresting more drunk drivers last year than any other officer in his department was forever changed June 25 when a drunk driver crashed into his family’s vehicle and killed his 3-year-old daughter.
A drunken driver broadsided the minivan John Cleveland and wife Jodie, along with three children, were traveling in on 23 Mile and Hayes in Shelby Township. The family lives in Macomb Township.
The 43-year-old driver of the other vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. She had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit, according to the Daily Tribune.
Cleveland’s wife Jodie was trapped ….MORE
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