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Trooper Kendra Wilson
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Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Memorial Day Holiday 2005

Date of News Release: 05/31/2005

(Frankfort, KY.) - Kentucky State Police Post 12 Frankfort reports that there were no fatal crashes in our seven counties in the Post 12 area during the Memorial Day Holiday 2005. Preliminary data show 7 fatalities statewide.

Post 12 Troopers issued a total of 345 citations, 186 citation were for speeding. There were 122 other citations issued. There were 28 citations for seat belt violations and 0 for child restraint violations. There were 9 DUI arrest, 5 traffic collisions investigated and 7 traffic safety checkpoints conducted. This data is preliminary and comes from Post 12 Frankfort.

Kentucky State Police Post 12, provides police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties.

The Kentucky State Police encourages the public to report impaired drivers by calling 1-502-227-2221 or 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state).

Traffic safety checkpoints as well as saturation patrols will continue with special emphasis on seat belt violations, speeding and impaired driving.

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