16 DIE ON KENTUCKY ROADS LAST WEEK PDF Print
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 05:20

Preliminary statistics indicate that 16 people died in 15

separate crashes on Kentucky's roadways from Monday, Nov. 26 through Sunday, Dec. 2,

2012.

 

One double-fatality motor vehicle crash occurred in Floyd County. The suspected use

of alcohol was involved. Two single-fatality motor vehicle crashes occurred in

Pulaski County. One single-fatality crash also occurred in each of the following

counties: Crittenden, Graves, Hopkins, Jefferson, Knott, Livingston, Lyon,

Montgomery, Trigg and Webster. The suspected use of alcohol was involved in the

crashes in Crittenden County and Lyon County. The victims in Graves, Knott,

Livingston and Montgomery counties were not wearing seat belts.

 

One bicycle rider was killed in Hardin County. One pedestrian was killed in

Jefferson County and the suspected use of alcohol was involved.

 

Through Dec. 2, preliminary statistics* indicate that 678 people have lost their

lives on Kentucky roadways during 2012. This is four fewer than reported for this

time period in 2011. Of the 537 motor vehicle fatalities, 295 victims were not

wearing seat belts. Of the 73 motorcycle fatalities, 38 were not wearing a helmet.

Eleven of the 13 ATV fatalities were not wearing a helmet.

 

 

This is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week- Today we are patting on the back the “Unseen First Responders”. Beverly Harbison and employees- Julie Greer, April Dunbar, Dennis Hatcher, Laura Lee Williams, Amy Houchin, Colleen Hamilton, Schelly Vance, Pan Lyons, Jim Spears, Lisa Shirley, Teresa Bull, Alison Burton, Matthew Vaughn, Bill Ekhardt, Bill Shoopman, Kathy Tyree, Joe Perry, Joann Eaton.

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