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Post 15 Activity Report for October 2014

Date of News Release: 11/04/2014

(Columbia, KY.) - During the month of October 2014, there were 26 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 three fatal collisions during the month of October in the Post 15 area.

Dianna L. Cheser, age 44, of Springfield KY was killed on 10/04/14 in Washington Co KY.
Billy Grider, age 41, of Columbia KY was killed on 10/07/14 in Adair Co KY.
Mackenzie Bryant, age 17, of Jamestown KY was killed on 10/11/14 in Russell Co KY.

This brings our yearly fatality count to 31 compared with 15 through this same period in 2013.

State wide fatality count stands at 537 compared with 542 through this same period in 2013.

During the month of October 2014, there were 850 citations written, 40 courtesy notices written, 1003 vehicles inspected, 667 complaints answered, 48 motorists assisted, 59 criminal cases opened and 120 criminal arrests made.