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Post 12 4th of July Data

Date of News Release: 07/08/2010

(Post 12 Frankfort) -- The Kentucky State Police Frankfort reports one fatality in our seven counties within the Post 12 area during the July 4th 2010 holiday. The one fatality occurred in Fayette involving a motorcycle. The victim was not wearing a helmet and alcohol is a suspected factor in the collision.

Preliminary statistics* statewide indicate that six people died as a result of six separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways during the 2010 July 4th holiday period. (* as of 07/08/2010)

Troopers working counties in the Post 12 area issued the following citations and conducted 8 traffic safety check points.

Speed Citations Other Citations Seat belts Citations Child Restraint Citations DUI Arrest Total Citations
190 240 43 8 11 492

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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