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September activity report from Post 1

Date of News Release: 10/02/2012

(Hickory, KY) Activity for KSP, Post 1, for the Month of September is as follows:

Criminal Cases opened     86
Criminal Arrest     240
Citations Written     2046
  Speed 819  
  Seatbelt 195  
  Child Restraint 20  
Collisions Investigated     51
Fatalities (investigated by KSP)     3
Calls for Service     785
DUI Arrest     46

Kentucky State Police, Post 1, covers the 11 counties of Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, and Trigg. In 2012 there have been 42 people killed in fatal collisions in the Post 1 area. Of those who died, 21 were not wearing a seatbelt and four were not wearing a helmet. Through Sept. 30, preliminary statistics* indicate that 543 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2012. This is six more than reported for this time period in 2011.

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

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