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Post 15 Activity for June 2016

Date of News Release: 07/05/2016

Columbia, Ky. (July 5, 2016) - During the month of June 2016, 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.

Donald D. Crosier, 42 years of age of Casey Co KY was killed on 06/07/16 in Casey Co KY
Cameron Simmons, 20 years of age of Monroe Co KY was killed on 06/08/16 in Monroe Co KY
Wendell Hitch, 54 years of age of Taylor Co KY was killed on 06/11/16 in Taylor Co KY

This brings our yearly fatality count to 13 compared with 16 through this same period in 2015.

Statewide fatality count stands at 278 compared with 267 through this same period in 2015.

During the month of June 2016, there were 992 citations written, 138 courtesy notices written, 1853 vehicles inspected, 683 complaints answered, 96 motorists assisted, 41 criminal cases opened and 152 criminal arrests made.