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KSP Post 15 activity for December 2018

Five fatalities for the month. Two traffic deaths in Adair County, one each in Marion, Russell, Washington. KSP Post 15 traffic deaths now 29, slightly down from YTD one year ago. Statewide traffic deaths were 762 YTD 2017, down from 834 from previous YTD.
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By TFC William R. Gregory, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Post 15, Columbia, KY

COLUMBIA, KY (Wed 10 Jan 2018) During the month of December 2017, there were 17 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 December in the Post 15 area:

  • Danny G. Helm, 71 years old of Adair Co KY was killed on 12/01/17 in Russell Co. KY
  • Jimmie Bennett, 74 years old of Adair Co KY was killed on 12/14/17 in Adair Co KY
  • Dwight D. Banks, 60 years old of Russell Co KY was killed on 12/14/17 in Adair Co KY
  • Sue Wilson, 86 years old of Marion Co KY was killed on 12/20/17 in Marion Co KY
  • Donald Ray Carney, 67 years old of Washington Co KY was killed on 12/26/17 in Washington Co KY
This brings our yearly fatality count to 29 compared with 31 through this same period in 2016.

Statewide fatality count stands at 762 compared with 834 through this same period in 2016.

During the month of December 2017, there were 1414 citations written, 306 courtesy notices written, 1284 vehicles inspected, 719 complaints answered, 75 motorists assisted, 54 criminal cases opened and 219 criminal arrests made.

This story was posted on 2018-01-11 02:56:18
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