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KSP Post 15 Activity Report Oct 2017 - 5 Fatalities

October was deadly month in Post 15 area. Two die on Cumberland County roads; one each in Adair, Clinton, Russell and Taylor Counties. Traffic fatalities YTD stand at 19, compared to 30 for same time frame in 2016. Statewide, fatalities down slightly for YTD.
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By TFC Billy R. Gregory, Public Information Officer
KSP Post 15, Columbia, KY

Columbia, KY (8 Nov 2017) - During the month of October 2017, there were 14 traffic accidents investigated by the State Police working in the Post 15 area in the 11 counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor and Washington.

There were five fatal collisions during the month of October in the Post 15 area.

  • Charles Curtis Reeder, 52 years old of Russell Co KY was killed on 10/01/17 in Russell Co KY
  • Terry Paul Angel, 52 years old of Clinton Co KY was killed on 10/13/17 in Cumberland Co KY
  • John F. Bush, 54 years old of Adair Co KY was killed on 10/14/17 in Adair Co KY
  • Ryan C. Cleary, 31 years old of Cumberland Co KY was killed on 10/24/17 in Cumberland Co KY
  • Joshua R. Cochran, 28 years old of Taylor Co KY was killed on 10/24/17 in Taylor Co KY
This brings our yearly fatality count to 19 compared with 30 through this same period in 2016.

Statewide fatality count stands at 634 compared with 694 through this same period in 2016.

During the month of October 2017, there were 894 citations written, 151 courtesy notices written, 1631 vehicles inspected, 717 complaints answered, 63 motorists assisted, 49 criminal cases opened and 172 criminal arrests made.

This story was posted on 2017-11-12 03:21:55
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