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Post 15 Activity for July 2016

Date of News Release: 08/08/2016

Columbia, Ky. (August 8, 2016) - During the month of July 2016, there were 13 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 July in the Post 15 area.

Ople White, 16 years of age of Washington Co KY was killed on 07/12/16 in Washington Co KY
Margaret Dunn, 85 years of age of Adair Co KY was killed on 07/15/16 in Adair Co KY
Josephine Hubbard, 83 years of age of Adair Co KY was killed on 07/15/16 in Adair Co KY
James Whitlock, 48 years of age of Taylor Co KY was killed on 07/21/16 in Taylor Co KY
Tristan Hayden, 37 years of age of Marion Co KY was killed on 07/24/16 in Marion Co KY

This brings our yearly fatality count to 18 compared with 20 through this same period in 2015.

Statewide fatality count stands at 437 compared with 404 through this same period in 2015.

During the month of July 2016, there were 1175 citations written, 166 courtesy notices written, 1605 vehicles inspected, 683 complaints answered, 91 motorists assisted, 59 criminal cases opened and 214 criminal arrests made.