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Post 12 Memorial Day Holiday 2007 Data

Date of News Release: 05/29/2007

(Post 12 Frankfort) - Kentucky State Police (Post 12 Frankfort) Preliminary statistics indicates that one fatal collision occurred in our seven counties in the Post 12 area during the Memorial Day Holiday 2007. Preliminary data shows 5 fatalities statewide.

Post 12 Troopers issued a total of 810 citations, 295 citation were for speeding. There were 246 other citations issued. There were 209 citations for seat belt violations and 5 child restraint violations. There were 11 DUI arrest, 44 other arrest, 3 traffic collisions investigated and 11 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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