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October activity report from Post 1

Date of News Release: 11/02/2012

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

Criminal Cases opened     80
Criminal Arrest     308
Citations Written     1851
  Speed 436  
  Seatbelt 340  
  Child Restraint 22  
Collisions Investigated     67
Fatalities (investigated by KSP)     1
Calls for Service     790
DUI Arrest     36

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 47 people killed in fatal collisions in the Post 1 area. Of those who died, 24 were not wearing a seatbelt and five were not wearing a helmet. Through October, 31, preliminary statistics* indicate that 596 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2012. This is thirteen less 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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