Columbia, KY (March 3, 2020) During the month of February 2020, 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 was one fatal collision during the month of February in the Post 15 area.
Scott Patten age 32 of Washington Co KY was killed on 02/04/2020 in Washington Co KY.
Donald L Collins age 75 of Aledo TX died on 02/10/2020 from a collision that occurred on 01/31/2020 in Washington Co KY.
This brings our yearly fatality count to 3 compared with 0 through this same period in 2019.
Statewide fatality count stands at 81 compared with 109 through this same period in 2019.
During the month of February 2020, there were 1141 citations written, 283 courtesy notices written, 432 complaints answered, 85 motorists assisted, 49 criminal cases opened and 247 criminal arrests made.