Highway deaths 02 black 300KENTUCKY (12/9/13) - Preliminary statistics indicate that seven people died in six separate crashes on Kentucky's roadways from Monday, Dec. 2 through Sunday, Dec. 8.

One double-fatality motor vehicle crash occurred in Barren County. One of the vic-tims was not wearing a seat belt.

Two single-fatality motor vehicle crashes occurred in Jefferson County.

One single fatality motor vehicle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Estill, Marion and Russell. The victims in all three crashes were not wearing seat belts.

Through Dec. 8, preliminary statistics indicate that 598 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2013. This is 107 fewer than reported for this time period in 2012. Of the 463 motor vehicle fatalities, 232 victims were not wearing seat belts. Of the 72 motorcycle fatalities, 44 were not wearing a helmet. Ten of the 10 ATV fatalities were not wearing a helmet. Forty-nine pedestrians and three bicycle riders have been killed. One fatality involving an animal drawn vehi-cle has been reported. A total of 133 fatalities have resulted from crashes involv-ing the suspected use of alcohol. As of Dec. 8, Kentucky has had 74 days with zero highway fatalities reported during 2013.

Citizens can contribute to highway safety by reporting erratic drivers to the Ken-tucky State Police toll-free at (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 Trooper Stu Recke

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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...

Man Charged with Theft, Meth, Marijuana Growing

GRAHAM, Ky. (8/26/15) ― A Graham man has been charged with second-degree burglary after a Kentucky State Police… Read More

Muhlenberg Middle Takes down Breckenridge 14-0

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/26/15) — The Muhlenberg Middle School Football Team defeated Breckenridge County 14-0. Mike… Read More

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 10347

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 5741

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 22, 2015 4860

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4808

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 3760

MPD Coducting Sobriety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 14215

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 10347

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 27, 2015 2928

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 2085

Man Charged with Theft, Meth, Marijuana Growing

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1303

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - August 26, 2015

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 1263

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1172

Hanson Agrees to Take Compensating Rate on Tax…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1150

KSP Seeking Information to Assist 'Slasher'…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1029

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 947

Legislators Preview Election 2015

by KET
August 26, 2015 686

UPDATE - Missing Juvenile Found

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 682

Two Chicago Men Indicted for Multi-State Cargo…

by SurfKY News