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Post 15 Activity for January 2015

Date of News Release: 02/10/2015

(Columbia, KY) - During the month of January 2015, there were 19 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 six fatal collisions during the month of January in the Post 15 area.

Jordan Haydon, age 23, of Springfield KY was killed on 01/02/15 in Washington Co KY.
Ricky T Greer, age 32 of Greensburg KY was killed on 01/14/15 in Green Co KY.
Ina F Copley, age 40 of Russell Springs KY was killed on 01/14/15 in Adair Co KY.
Steven Tyler Murphy, age 21 of Greensburg KY was killed on 01/21/15 in Green Co KY.
Jessie James Davis, age 34 of Nashville TN was killed on 01/24/15 in Russell Co KY.
Tim J Beard, age 47 of Columbia KY was killed on 01/21/15 in Taylor Co KY.

This brings our yearly fatality count to 6 compared with 2 through this same period in 2014.

Statewide fatality count stands at 60 compared with 49 through this same period in 2014.

During the month of January 2015, there were 1093 citations written, 31 courtesy notices written, 1130 vehicles inspected, 653 complaints answered, 104 motorists assisted, 72 criminal cases opened and 190 criminal arrests made.