Columbia, KY (August 3, 2022) During the month of July 2022, there were 19 traffic accidents investigated by the State Police working in the Post 15 area in the 11 counties of Green, Taylor, Marion, Washington, Adair, Casey, Russell, Clinton, Cumberland, Metcalfe and Monroe.
There were three fatal collisions during the month of July in the Post 15 area.
Tara Reed, age 47 of Barren Co. KY, was killed on 07/13/2022 in Cumberland Co. KY. Bruce McCarty, age 79 of Cumberland Co. KY, was killed on 7/13/2022 in Cumberland Co. Ashley Barton, age 35 of Clinton Co. KY was killed on 7/29/2022 in Clinton Co. KY
This brings our yearly fatality count to 14 compared with 18 through this same period in 2021. Statewide fatality count stands at 381 compared with 445 through this same period in 2021.
During the month of July 2022, there were 1262 citations written, 347 courtesy notices written, 473 complaints answered, 153 motorists assisted, 47 criminal cases opened and 149 criminal arrests made.