Highway Deaths 01 300FRANKFORT, KY (3/18/13) – Preliminary statistics indicate that seven people died in seven separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, Mar. 11 through Sunday, Mar. 17, 2013.
 
One single-fatality, motor vehicle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Allen, Bell, Casey, Christian, Pulaski and Trigg. The victims in Allen and Christian counties were not wearing seat belts. The crash in Pulaski County involved the suspected use of alcohol.

One pedestrian was killed in Jefferson County in a crash that involved the suspected use of alcohol.

Through Mar. 17, preliminary statistics indicate that 107 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2013. This is 31 less than reported for this time period in 2012. Of the 94 motor vehicle fatalities, 47 victims were not wearing seat belts. One of the three motorcycle fatalities was not wearing a helmet. Nine pedestrians have been killed. One fatality involving an animal drawn vehicle has been reported. A total of 26 fatalities have resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol. As of Mar. 17, Kentucky has had 21 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.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by the Kentucky State Police
Graphics Provided by the SurfKY Graphics Department

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Two Hopkins Countians to Receive MERR Scholarships

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/29/15) — Two locals, Lassie Bowles and Wethonia Morris, will receive Minority Education… Read More

Southside Elementary Wins $30,000 in National Playground Equipment Contest

NORTONVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) — Southside Elementary School staff and students were on “Cloud 9” after the school was… Read More

Most Read This Week

May 23, 2015 8172

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 6985

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 5487

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3899

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 27, 2015 3814

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 11044

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 8172

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 28, 2015 5487

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 1865

Greenville Man Charged with Rockport Robbery,…

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 1434

Livingston Street, Hanson Rezoning Request…

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 1318

Dawson Springs Woman Charged on Drug Offenses, DUI

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 1115

Teens Injured When Vehicle Crashes into Tree

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 1070

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - May…

by SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 953

Two Hopkins Countians to Receive MERR Scholarships

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 917

Slaughters Student, Madisonville Faculty Member…

by Joyce Riggs
May 28, 2015 855

Southside Elementary Wins $30,000 in National…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 824

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin