Post 8 2012 Fatality Report

Fatal Report for 2012
Fatal Totals as of 02/26/13
Statewide Fatalities to date: 746 2011 same reporting period: 720
Out of the 746
Motor Vehicle 594
Not wearing a Seatbelt 323
Belted 222
Unknown Usage of Seatbelt 45
Child Restraint 1
N/A 3
Pedestrians 52
Bicyclist 7
Motorcycle 78
No Helmet 40
Helmet 34
Unk Helmet 4
ATV 14
No Helmet 12
Helmet 1
Unknown Helmet 1
Scooter/Moped 1
No Helmet 0
Helmet 0
Unk Helmet 1
Animal Drawn 0
Alcohol Involved Fatalities 145
Crashes involved a commercial vehicle 63
Post 8 District Fatalities: 34 2011 same reporting period: 37
2012 Fatal for Post 8 District
Fatal by County
Bath 3
Elliott 1
Fleming 1
Lewis 4
Mason 4
Menifee 0
Montgomery 4
Morgan 2
Powell 7
Rowan 5
Wolfe 3
Total 34
Through February 25, 2013, preliminary statistics* indicate that 746 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2012. This twenty-six (25) more than was reported for the same time period in 2011. In the Post Eight there has been twenty-eight (28) motor vehicle fatalities and fifteen (15) victims were not wearing a seat belt and thirteen (13) victims were wearing a seat belt. Six (6) crashes involved a motorcycle and five (5) of the victims were not wearing a helmet and one (1) victim was hearing a helmet. Six (6) deaths has resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol.
Total for 2011 Statewide 720
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