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KSP Post 1 monthly activity for December 2013

Date of News Release: 01/01/2014

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

Criminal Cases opened     83
Criminal Arrest     273
Citations Written     1638
  Speed 666  
  Seatbelt 157  
  Child Restraint 18  
Collisions Investigated     52
Fatalities (investigated by KSP)     2
Calls for Service     544
DUI Arrest     28

Kentucky State Police, Post 1, covers the 11 counties of Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, and Trigg. As of January 1, 2014 there have been 47 fatal collisions in the Post 1 area. Of the 36 motor vehicle fatalities, 18 victims were not wearing seat belts. Six of the seven motorcycle fatalities were not wearing helmets. Three pedestrians have been killed and one bicyclist. A total of six 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.