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Post 15 activity for March, 2017

Date of News Release: 04/18/2017

Columbia, Ky. (April 18, 2017) – During the month of March 2017, there were 14 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 four fatal collisions during the month of March in the Post 15 area.

Latoya C Norris, age 32 of Marion Co KY was killed on 03/05/17 in Washington Co KY
Alesha Morrison, age 45 of Adair Co KY was killed on 03/11/17 in Adair Co KY
Richard Bennett, age 38 of Adair Co KY was killed on 03/26/17 in Adair Co KY
Peggy Groce, age 61 of Clinton Co KY was killed on 03/30/17 in Clinton Co KY

This brings our yearly fatality count to 5 compared with 6 through this same period in 2016. Statewide fatality count stands at 160 compared with 155 through this same period in 2016.

During the month of March 2017, there were 1226 citations written, 234 courtesy notices written, 1557 vehicles inspected, 748 complaints answered, 70 motorists assisted, 81 criminal cases opened and 304 criminal arrests made.