Columbia, KY (September 2, 2020) During the month of August 2020, there were 19 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 four fatal collisions during the month of August in the Post 15 area.
John Spalding age 38 of Marion Co KY was killed on 08/10/2020 in Marion Co KY.
Mary L. Swartz age 65 of Hardin Co KY was killed on 08/14/2020 in Washington Co KY.
Garnetta Campbell age 56 of Casey Co KY was killed on 08/25/2020 in Russell Co KY.
Donna B. Irwin age 80 of Clinton Co KY was killed on 08/26/2020 in Clinton Co KY.
This brings our yearly fatality count to 22 compared with 23 through this same period in 2019.
Statewide fatality count stands at 504 compared with 511 through this same period in 2019.
During the month of August 2020, there were 807 citations written, 158 courtesy notices written, 610 complaints answered, 130 motorists assisted, 72 criminal cases opened and 215 criminal arrests made.
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