TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Post 15 Monthly Activity for August, 2013
Date of News Release: 09/04/2013
(Columbia, KY.) – During the month of August 2013, there were 14 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.
Burton, Deanna of Russell Springs KY, was killed in Russell Co KY on 08/06/13.
Cecil, William J. of Finley KY, was killed in Marion Co KY on 08/11/13.
This brings our yearly fatality count to 13 compared with 24 through this same period in 2012.
State wide fatality count stands at 409 compared with 491 through this same period in 2012.
During the month of August 2013, there were 781 citations written, 186 courtesy notices written, 820 vehicles inspected, 711 complaints answered, 59 motorists assisted, 78 criminal cases opened and 174 criminal arrests made.