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August Monthly Activity From Post 15

Date of News Release: 09/04/07

(Columbia, KY) - During the month of August 2007, there were 51 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 seven fatalities:

DANNIE L. DANIEL, London, Kentucky, was killed in Russell County on 08/02/07,
WILLIAM E. PRITCHARD, Campbellsville, Kentucky was killed in Taylor County on 08/05/07,
PAMELA C. MCCARDWELL, Mt. Washington, KY was killed in Taylor County on 08/06/07,
NATASHA MILLER, Jamestown, Kentucky was killed in Russell County on 08/07/07,
ELAINE JOYCE SAMPSON, Albany, Kentucky was killed in Russell County on 08/10/07,
ROBIN L. GREGORY, Stearns, Kentucky was killed in Russell County on 08/20/07, and
JAMES W. MCFARLAND, Campbellsville, Kentucky was killed in Taylor County on 08/22/07.

This brings our yearly fatality count to 27 compared with 34 through this same period in 2006.

State wide fatality count stands at 557 compared with 595 through this same period in 2006.

During the month of August 2007, there were 1,501 citations written, 225 courtesy notices written, 2,661 vehicles inspected, 1,122 complaints answered, 80 motorists assisted, 105 criminal cases opened and 249 criminal arrests made.

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