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Twelve Die On Kentucky Roadways Last Week

Highway deaths 02 black 300FRANKFORT, KY (11/5/12) – Preliminary statistics indicate that 12 people died in 10 separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, Oct. 29 through Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012.
 
Two double fatality motor vehicle crashes occurred: one in Carroll County and one in Perry County. Two single fatality motor vehicle crashes occurred in Jefferson County. One single fatality motor vehicle crash also occurred in each of the following counties: Carlisle, Kenton, Logan and Whitley. Five of the victims were not wearing seat belts. One of the crashes involved the use of alcohol.
 
One motorcycle crash occurred in Marshall County.
 
One bicycle rider was killed in Jefferson County.
 
Through Nov. 4, preliminary statistics indicate that 603 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2012. This is 11 fewer than reported for this time period in 2011. Of the 467 motor vehicle fatalities, 267 victims were not wearing seat belts. Of the 71 motorcycle fatalities, 37 were not wearing a helmet. Eleven of the 13 ATV fatalities were not wearing a helmet. Forty-five pedestrians, one scooter/moped rider and six bicycle riders have been killed. A total of 104 fatalities have resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol.
 
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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