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July activity report from Post 1

Date of News Release: 08/05/2013

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

Criminal Cases opened     87
Criminal Arrest     277
Citations Written     1795
  Speed 605  
  Seatbelt 281  
  Child Restraint 29  
Collisions Investigated     47
Fatalities (investigated by KSP)     0
Calls for Service     757
DUI Arrest     54

Kentucky State Police, Post 1, covers the 11 counties of Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, and Trigg. As of July 31, 2013 there have been 22 fatal collisions in the Post 1 area, causing 24 people to lose their lives. Of the 18 motor vehicle fatalities, ten victims were not wearing seat belts. Four of the five motorcycle fatalities were not wearing helmets. A total of five fatalities have resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol. One pedestrian was killed while walking down a roadway.

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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