2009 Post 2 Fatality Report

Fatal Report for 2009
Fatal Totals as of 03/22/10
Statewide Fatalities to date: 791 2008 same reporting period: 826
Out of the 791
Motor Vehicle 649
Not wearing a Seatbelt 355
Belted 248
Child Restraint 5
Unknown Usage of Seatbelt 41
Pedestrians 41
Bicyclist 5
Motorcycle 78
Helmet 31
No Helmet 44
Unk Helmet 3
ATV 17
Helmet 1
No Helmet 15
Unknown No Helmet 1
Scooter 1
Helmet 0
No Helmet 1
Alcohol Involved Fatalities 161
Crashes involved a commercial vehicle 74
Post 2 District Fatalities: 38 2008 same reporting period: 35
2009 Fatal for Post 2 District
Fatal by County
Caldwell 1
Christian 11
Crittenden 1
Hopkins 10
Muhlenberg 6
Todd 6
Webster 3
Total 37
Through December 31, 2009, thirty-eight (38) people have been killed in the Post 2 District. Eleven (11) victims were not wearing seat belts, fifteen (15) victim were wearing a seat belt, one (1) victim was seatbelt was unknown, one (1) victim was using a booster seat, four (4) victims was not wearing a helmet (motorcycle), one (1) victim was not wearing a helmet (motorcycle) and five (5) victim were pedestrians. Eight (8) of the fatal crashes involved the suspected use of alcohol.
Total for 2008 Statewide 826