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KSP Post 15 Activity Report, April 2016, shows fatalities down

Yearly fatality rate for Post 15 down from 13 in 2015 to 7 in 2016, counter to trend statewide, which up, year-to-date, from 199 to 221.
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By TFC Billy Gregory, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

COLUMBIA, KY (3 May 2016) During the month of April 2016, there were 24 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 was one fatal collision during the month of April in the Post 15 area.

Pedro Thomas Diaz Zuniga, 35 years of age of Russell Co KY, was killed on 04/30/16 in Russell Co KY.
This brings our yearly fatality count to 7 compared with 13 through this same period in 2015. Statewide fatality count stands at 221 compared with 199 through this same period in 2015.

During the month of April 2016, there were 762 citations written, 99 courtesy notices written, 1134 vehicles inspected, 636 complaints answered, 61 motorists assisted, 54 criminal cases opened and 136 criminal arrests made.

This story was posted on 2016-05-04 06:03:09
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