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Post 15 Activity for June, 2014

Date of News Release: 07/14/2014

(Columbia, KY) - During the month of June 2014, there were 21 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 three fatal collisions during the month of June in the Post 15 area.

Wilma J. Thompson, age 77 of Tompkinsville KY was killed on 06/04/14 in Metcalfe Co KY.
Stephen C. Green, age 43 of Bradfordsville KY was killed on 06/06/14 in Taylor Co KY.
Jerry Dewayne Hadley, age 34 of Albany KY was killed on 06/24/14 in Clinton Co KY.

This brings our yearly fatality count to 15 compared with 8 through this same period in 2013.

State wide fatality count stands at 296 compared with 327 through this same period in 2013.

During the month of June 2014, there were 1132 citations written, 47 courtesy notices written, 1917 vehicles inspected, 587 complaints answered, 101 motorists assisted, 57 criminal cases opened and 137 criminal arrests made.