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Post 15 February Activity Report

Date of News Release: 03/06/2016

(Columbia, KY.) - During the month of February 2016, there were 27 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 February in the Post 15 area.

Amber R Sanders, 21 years of age of Casey Co KY was killed on 02/20/16 in Casey Co KY.
Vanessa J Jessie, 55 years of age of Barren Co KY was killed on 02/27/16 in Metcalfe Co KY.
Walter Hester, 57 years of age of Logan Co KY was killed on 02/28/16 in Taylor Co KY.

This brings our yearly fatality count to 5 compared with 7 through this same period in 2015.

Statewide fatality count stands at 95 compared with 107 through this same period in 2015.

During the month of February 2016, there were 914 citations written, 85 courtesy notices written, 1013 vehicles inspected, 527 complaints answered, 117 motorists assisted, 45 criminal cases opened and 141 criminal arrests made.