TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Post 15 Activity for April, 2014
Date of News Release: 05/03/2014
(Columbia, KY.) - During the month of April 2014, there were 15 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 two fatal collisions during the month of April in the Post 15 area.
Ann Hope Mattingly, age 62 of Lebanon KY was killed on 04/06/14 in Marion Co KY.
Bacilio C Salamanca, age 66 of Russell Springs KY was killed on 04/17/14 in Russell Co KY.
Jose F Otanendi, age 36 of Russell Springs KY was killed on 04/17/14 in Russell Co KY.
This brings our yearly fatality count to 9 compared with 7 through this same period in 2013.
State wide fatality count stands at 178 compared with 179 through this same period in 2013.
During the month of April 2014, there were 1289 citations written, 39 courtesy notices written, 1594 vehicles inspected, 666 complaints answered, 69 motorists assisted, 83 criminal cases opened and 255 criminal arrests made.