TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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May Monthly Activity From Post 15
Date of News Release: 06/02/08
(Columbia, KY) - During the month of May 2008, there were 42 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 three fatalities:
TERESA HAGAN, Columbia, Kentucky, was killed in Adair County on 05/07/08,
DONNA C. GIBSON, Albany, Kentucky was killed in Clinton County on 05/18/08, and
ESTIL A. WARD, Edmonton, Kentucky was killed in Metcalfe County on 05/27/08.
This brings our yearly fatality count to 19 compared with 12 through this same period in 2007.
State wide fatality count stands at 297 compared with 346 through this same period in 2007.
During the month of May 2008, there were 2,398 citations written, 645 courtesy notices written, 4,747 vehicles inspected, 1,036 complaints answered, 95 motorists assisted, 61 criminal cases opened and 360 criminal arrests made.