Highway Deaths 01 300FRANKFORT, KY (7/29/13) – 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 11 people died in 11 separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, July 22 through Sunday, July 28, 2013.
 
One single-fatality, motor vehicle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Hart, Letcher, Perry, Taylor, Warren and Wolfe. The victims in Hart, Letcher, Perry, Warren and Wolfe counties were not wearing seat belts. The crashes in Hart and Wolfe counties involved the suspected use of alcohol.
 
One single-fatality, motorcycle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Edmonson, Marshall and Warren. The victims in Edmonson and Marshall counties were not wearing helmets.
 
One single-fatality, ATV crash occurred in Rowan County. The victim was not wearing a helmet and the crash involved the suspected use of alcohol.

One pedestrian was killed in Harrison County. The crash involved the suspected use of alcohol.

Through July 28, preliminary statistics indicate that 359 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2013. This is 76 less than reported for this time period in 2012. Of the 279 motor vehicle fatalities, 141 victims were not wearing seat belts. Thirty-five of the 48 motorcycle fatalities were not wearing helmets. The five ATV fatalities were not wearing helmets. One bicycle rider has been killed. Twenty-five pedestrians have been killed. One fatality involving an animal drawn vehicle has been reported. A total of 75 fatalities have resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol. As of July 28, Kentucky has had 47 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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Information provided by the Kentucky State Police

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