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KSP Post 1 monthly activity for September 2013

Date of News Release: 10/01/2013

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

Criminal Cases opened     86
Criminal Arrest     199
Citations Written     1338
  Speed 470  
  Seatbelt 140  
  Child Restraint 8  
Collisions Investigated     54
Fatalities (investigated by KSP)     2
Calls for Service     648
DUI Arrest     28

Kentucky State Police, Post 1, covers the 11 counties of Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, and Trigg. As of September 30, 2013 there have been 30 fatal collisions in the Post 1 area. Of the 22 motor vehicle fatalities, 13 victims were not wearing seat belts. Five of the six motorcycle fatalities were not wearing helmets. A total of five fatalities have resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol. Two pedestrianís have been killed.

Citizens can contribute to highway safety by reporting erratic drivers to the Kentucky State Police toll-free at 1-800-222-5555. Callers will remain anonymous and should give a description of the vehicle, location, direction of travel and license number if possible.

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