Motorists Beware-KSP Cracking Down on Safety PDF Print
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 05:27

The Kentucky State Police, Post 15, Columbia, which provides coverage for Washington, Marion, Taylor, Casey, Russell, Green, Metcalfe, Monroe, Clinton, Cumberland and Adair counties will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual. These checkpoints will be conducted in an effort to enforce the traffic laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

During the month of July 2014, 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 were six fatal collisions during the month of July in the Post 15 area.

Brenda A. Bryant, age 62 of Greensburg KY was killed on 07/03/14 in Green Co KY.

Robert Ryan Salinas, age 29 of Columbia KY was killed on 07/10/14 in Adair Co KY.

Kenneth Bell, age 54 of Louisville KY was killed on 07/13/14 in Russell Co KY.

Dana Bell, age 55 of Louisville KY was killed on 07/14/14 in Russell Co KY.

Ricky E. Murray, age 56 of Russell Springs KY was killed on 07/20/14 in Russell Co KY.

Amanda Griffin, age 21 of Hustonville KY was killed on 07/30/14 in Casey Co KY.

This brings our yearly fatality count to 21 compared with 11 through this same period in 2013.

State wide fatality count stands at 352 compared with 372 through this same period in 2013.

During the month of July 2014, there were 1221 citations written, 26 courtesy notices written, 1398 vehicles inspected, 699 complaints answered, 92 motorists assisted, 71 criminal cases opened and 497 criminal arrests made.


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