TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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June Monthly Activity From Post 15
Date of News Release: 07/09/07
(Columbia, KY) - During the month of June 2007, there were 55 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 fatalities:
DONALD A. SLINKER, II, Elizabethtown, Kentucky, was killed in Taylor County on 06/06/07,
AARON C. BYRD, Willisburg, Kentucky was killed in Washington County on 06/16/07,
and JOHN HENDERSHOT, Monticello, Kentucky was killed in Clinton County on 06/18/07.
This brings our yearly fatality count to 15 compared with 26 through this same period in 2006.
State wide fatality count stands at 410 compared with 429 through this same period in 2006.
During the month of June 2007, there were 1,732 citations written, 272 courtesy notices written, 2,741 vehicles inspected, 1,102 complaints answered, 87 motorists assisted, 85 criminal cases opened and 350 criminal arrests made.