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TFC Stu Recke
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Stats From Post 2 For April 2006

Date of News Release: 05/01/2006

For the month of April 2006, Post 2 reports the following activity:

  • Arrested 42 Drunken Drivers
  • Issued a Total of 1,846 Citations
  • Issued 749 Speeding Citations
  • Issued 257 Seatbelt Citations
  • Issued 19 Child Restraint Citations
  • Issued 916 Cour9687 Crashes
  • Inspected 2,951 Vehicles
  • Assisted 170 Stranded Motorists
  • Answered 1,082 Criminal Complaints
  • Opened 67 Criminal Cases
  • Made 153 Criminal Arrests

There were six (6) fatal crashes reported in the Post 2 District in April 2006. Six (6) people were killed as a result of the crashes. Two single fatality crashes occurred in each of the following counties: Christian, Hopkins and Muhlenberg. Four (4) victims were not wearing a seatbelt and two (2) victims were wearing a seatbelt.

Through April 30, 2006 fourteen (14) people have been killed in fourteen (14) crashes in the Post 2 District. Seven (7) victims were not wearing seatbelts, two (2) victims were not wearing a helmet, three (3) victims were wearing a seatbelt, one (1) victim was a pedestrian and the seatbelt status of one (1) victim is unknown.

Through April 30, 2005, eleven (11) people had been killed in ten (10) crashes in the Post 2 District.

Citizens can contribute to highway safety by reporting erratic drivers to the Kentucky State Police toll-free at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state). Callers will remain anonymous and should give a description of the vehicle, location, direction of travel and license number if possible.

Post 2 serves the following counties: Caldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, Todd, and Webster.

**These statistics are still preliminary as KSP waits for all local law enforcement agencies throughout the state to report any crashes and fatalities that may have occurred in their areas.

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