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Highway deaths 02 navy 300FRANKFORT, KY (6/24/13) – The following is your weekly update of incident statistics on Kentucky roadways over the past week, courtesy of the Kentucky State Police.
 
Preliminary statistics indicate that 18 people died in 16 separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, June 17 through Sunday, June 23, 2013.
 
One double-fatality motor vehicle crash occurred in Letcher County. Both victims were not wearing seat belts and the crash involved the suspected use of alcohol.
 
One double-fatality motor vehicle crash occurred in Mason County.
 
One single-fatality, motor vehicle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Ballard, Bourbon, Bullitt, Fayette, Gallatin, Graves, Henderson, Jefferson, Muhlenberg and Powell. The victims in Ballard, Bourbon, Bullitt, Graves, Henderson and Muhlenberg counties were not wearing seat belts. The crashes in Bourbon, Graves, Henderson, and Jefferson counties involved the suspected use of alcohol.

One single-fatality, motorcycle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Rowan and Scott. Both victims were not wearing helmets.

Two pedestrians were killed: one in Jefferson County and one in Pike County. The fatality in Jefferson County involved the suspected use of alcohol.

Through June 23, preliminary statistics indicate that 294 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2013. This is 69 less than reported for this time period in 2012. Of the 236 motor vehicle fatalities, 116 victims were not wearing seat belts. Twenty-six of the 37 motorcycle fatalities were not wearing helmets. The one ATV fatality was not wearing a helmet. One bicycle rider has been killed. Eighteen pedestrians have been killed. One fatality involving an animal drawn vehicle has been reported. A total of 59 fatalities have resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol. As of June 23, Kentucky has had 40 days with zero highway fatalities reported during 2013.

Citizens can contribute to highway safety by reporting erratic drivers to the Kentucky State Police toll-free at 1-800-222-5555. Callers will remain anonymous and should give a description of the vehicle, location, direction of travel and license number if possible.
 
These statistics are still preliminary as KSP waits for all local law enforcement agencies throughout the state to report any crashes and fatalities that may have occurred in their areas.
 
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