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Post 15 activity report for April

Date of News Release: 05/02/2011

(Columbia, Ky.) -- During the month of April, 2011, there were 22 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 four fatalities during the month of April in the Post 15 area:

Underwood, Christopher W.; of Greensburg, KY, was killed in Taylor Co, KY on 04/05/11.
West, Larry D.; of Russell Springs, KY, was killed in Adair Co, KY on 04/05/11.
Passmore, Jerry; of Dunnville, KY, was killed in Russell Co, KY on 04/17/11.
Edwards, Ina; of Albany, KY, was killed in Clinton Co, KY on 4/17/11.

This brings our yearly fatality count to 12 compared with 8 through this same period in 2010. State wide fatality count stands at 197 compared with 218 through this same period in 2010.

During the month of April, 2011, there were 1018 citations written, 416 courtesy notices written, 1637 vehicles inspected, 793 complaints answered, 115 motorists assisted, 89 criminal cases opened and 219 criminal arrests made.

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