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Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Frankfort Post Memorial Day Holiday 2013

Date of News Release: 05/29/2013

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) -- Kentucky State Police Post 12 Frankfort reports there were no fatal collisions in our seven counties in the Post 12 area during the 2013 Memorial Day Holiday. Preliminary statistics* indicate that six people died in six separate crashes on Kentucky's roadways during the official Memorial Day holiday period, which began at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24 and ended at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 27.

Post 12 Troopers issued a total of 547 citations during this period

162 citations for speeding
88 citations for seat belt violations
0 child restraint violation
13 DUI arrests
104 criminal arrests
180 other citations

There were 6 traffic collisions investigated and 8 traffic safety checkpoints conducted. This data is preliminary and comes from Post 12 Frankfort.

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

The Kentucky State Police encourages the public to report impaired drivers by calling 1-502-227-2221 or 1-800-222-5555.

Traffic safety checkpoints as well as saturation patrols will continue with special emphasis on seat belt violations, speeding, distracted driving and impaired driving.

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