TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Post 15 Activity for December, 2013
Date of News Release: 01/07/2014
(Columbia, KY.) - During the month of December 2013, there were 17 traffic accidents investigated by the State Police working in the Post 15 area in the 11 counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor and Washington.
There were five fatal collisions during the month of December in the Post 15 area.
Eads, Hubert H., age 72 of Russell Springs KY was killed on 12/03/13 in Russell Co KY.
Whitfill, Colin D., age 19 of Lebanon KY was killed on 12/06/13 in Marion Co KY.
Monday, Jesse H., age 83 of Liberty KY was killed on 12/20/13 in Casey Co KY.
Edwards, Rachel W., age 23 of Columbia KY was killed on 12/21/13 in Adair Co KY.
Slinker, Alice B., age 67 of Greensburg KY was killed on 12/20/13 in Green Co KY.
This brings our yearly fatality count to 27 compared with 34 through this same period in 2012.
State wide fatality count stands at 746 compared with 635 through this same period in 2012.
During the month of December 2013, there were 1174 citations written, 254 courtesy notices written, 1256 vehicles inspected, 582 complaints answered, 66 motorists assisted, 47 criminal cases opened and 153 criminal arrests made.