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May activity report from Post 1

Date of News Release: 06/03/2013

(Hickory, KY )- Activity for KSP, Post 1, for the month of May is as follows:

Criminal Cases opened     89
Criminal Arrest     202
Citations Written     1857
  Speed 377  
  Seatbelt 424  
  Child Restraint 35  
Collisions Investigated     81
Fatalities (investigated by KSP)     3
Calls for Service     994
DUI Arrest     43

Kentucky State Police, Post 1, covers the 11 counties of Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, and Trigg. As of June 1, 2013 there have been 13 fatal collisions in the Post 1 area, causing 14 people to lose their lives. Of the 12 motor vehicle fatalities, five victims were not wearing seat belts. Two of the two motorcycle fatalities were not wearing helmets. A total of three fatalities have resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol.

Citizens can contribute to highway safety by reporting erratic drivers to the Kentucky State Police toll-free at 1-800-222-5555. Callers will remain anonymous and should give a description of the vehicle, location, direction of travel and license number if possible.

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