Columbia, KY (April 1, 2021) During the month of March 2021, there were 16 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 March in the Post 15 area.
Ricky Nelson age 57 of Dawson GA was killed on 03/15/2021 in Adair Co KY.
Lottie June Baker age 42 of Cumberland Co KY was killed on 03/19/2021 in Cumberland Co KY.
Brandon M. Heath age 27 of Harrah OK was killed on 03/25/2021 in Taylor Co KY.
This brings our yearly fatality count to 9 compared with 5 through this same period in 2020.
Statewide fatality count stands at 149 compared with 143 through this same period in 2020.
During the month of March 2021, there were 1452 citations written, 246 courtesy notices written, 469 complaints answered, 127 motorists assisted, 79 criminal cases opened and 464 criminal arrests made.
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