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KSP Post 1 monthly activity for October 2013

Date of News Release: 11/05/2013

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

Criminal Cases opened     77
Criminal Arrest     178
Citations Written     1340
  Speed 437  
  Seatbelt 245  
  Child Restraint 8  
Collisions Investigated     73
Fatalities (investigated by KSP)     2
Calls for Service     698
DUI Arrest     19

Kentucky State Police, Post 1, covers the 11 counties of Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, and Trigg. As of October 31, 2013 there have been 36 fatal collisions in the Post 1 area. Of the 26 motor vehicle fatalities, 13 victims were not wearing seat belts. Six of the seven motorcycle fatalities were not wearing helmets. Two pedestrians have been killed and one bicyclist. A total of five fatalities have resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol. 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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