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Post 15 Activity for August 2016

Date of News Release: 09/02/2016

Columbia, Ky. (September 2, 2016) - During the month of August 2016, 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 August in the Post 15 area.

Luis F. Medrano, 21 years of age of Adair Co KY was killed on 08/12/16 in Adair Co KY
Daniel Whitley, 30 years of age of Metcalfe Co KY was killed on 08/13/16 in Metcalfe Co KY

This brings our yearly fatality count to 21 compared with 21 through this same period in 2015.

Statewide fatality count stands at 518 compared with 481 through this same period in 2015.

During the month of August 2016, there were 953 citations written, 153 courtesy notices written, 1346 vehicles inspected, 716 complaints answered, 70 motorists assisted, 56 criminal cases opened and 214 criminal arrests made.