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KSP Post 1 monthly activity for November 2013

Date of News Release: 12/12/2013

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

Criminal Cases opened     79
Criminal Arrest     231
Citations Written     1357
  Speed 531  
  Seatbelt 182  
  Child Restraint 10  
Collisions Investigated     81
Fatalities (investigated by KSP)     1
Calls for Service     594
DUI Arrest     14

Kentucky State Police, Post 1, covers the 11 counties of Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, and Trigg. As of December 1, 2013 there have been 42 fatal collisions in the Post 1 area. Of the 32 motor vehicle fatalities, 14 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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