KSPlogobrand3aFRANKFORT, KY (4/15/13) – 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 14 people died in 13 separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, Apr. 8 through Sunday, Apr. 14, 2013.
 
One double-fatality, motor vehicle crash occurred in Warren County. One of the victims was not wearing a seat belt.

One single-fatality, motor vehicle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Crittenden, Daviess, Jefferson, Oldham, Pendleton and Scott. The victims in Jefferson and Scott counties were not wearing seat belts. The Scott County crash involved the suspected use of alcohol.

One motorcycle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Bourbon, Calloway, Mercer, Ohio and Shelby. The victims in Calloway, Mercer and Ohio counties were not wearing helmets. The Bourbon County crash involved the suspected use of alcohol.

One bicycle rider was killed in Fayette County.

Through Apr. 14, preliminary statistics indicate that 151 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2013. This is 39 less than reported for this time period in 2012. Of the 127 motor vehicle fatalities, 62 victims were not wearing seat belts. Four of the nine motorcycle fatalities were not wearing helmets. The one ATV fatality was not wearing a helmet. One bicycle rider has been killed. Twelve pedestrians have been killed. One fatality involving an animal drawn vehicle has been reported. A total of 28 fatalities have resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol. As of Apr. 14, Kentucky has had 27 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.
 
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