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Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
(502) 227-2221
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July 4th 2009 Holiday Data, Post 12-Frankfort
July 2, 2009 (6:00 PM) - July 5, 2009 (11:59) PM

Date of News Release: 07/06/2009

(Post 12 Frankfort) -- KSP Post 12 reports no fatalities in our seven counties within the Post 12 area during the July 4th 2009 holiday.

Preliminary statistics* statewide indicate that eight people died as a result of eight separate crashes on Kentucky's roadways during the 2009 July 4th holiday period.

Troopers working counties in the Post 12 area issued the following citations and conducted 4 traffic safety check points. Compared to this same time in 2008, fatal collisions in the Post 12 counties are down by 26% and fatalities are down by 32%.

Speed Citations Other Citations Seat belts Citations Child Restraint Citations DUI Arrest Total Citations
70 160 21 3 9 263

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

The Kentucky State Police encourage 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).

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

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