highway deaths green 300FRANKFORT, KY (3/25/13) – Preliminary statistics indicate that seven people died in six separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, Mar. 18 through Sunday, Mar. 24, 2013.
 
One double-fatality, motor vehicle crash occurred in Estill County.

One single-fatality, motor vehicle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Jefferson, Knox and Perry. The victim in the Perry County crash was not wearing a seat belt.
 
One single-fatality motorcycle crash occurred in Morgan County.

One pedestrian was killed in Jefferson County.

Through Mar. 24, preliminary statistics indicate that 115 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2013. This is 30 less than reported for this time period in 2012. Of the 100 motor vehicle fatalities, 49 victims were not wearing seat belts. One of the four motorcycle fatalities was not wearing a helmet. Ten 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. 24, Kentucky has had 23 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Posted on 2/2/14

In Other News...

Traffic Stop Leads to Meth Charge for Driver

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/1/15) — A Madisonville man was charged with possession of methamphetamine and synthetic drugs… Read More

Madisonville Fire Department Reports Released

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/31/15) — Madisonville Fire Department released the following reports recently: Dispatched Aug. 25… Read More

Most Read This Week

August 31, 2015 6139

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4877

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 3777

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 3099

Man Charged with Theft, Meth, Marijuana Growing

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 2655

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 18222

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 11762

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 31, 2015 6139

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 1776

Bremen's Father's Country Hams Kentucky Grand…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1610

Smoke Fills Business, Upstairs Apartment on Center

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1447

Small Business Tax Credit Workshop

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1308

Fire at Gas Pump Prompts Firefighters' Swift…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 1221

Man's Threats Result in Evacuation of Adjacent…

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1133

Central City Gospelfest Planned for September 2

by SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 1110

One Injured When Dump Truck Overturns

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1024

Traffic Stop Leads to Meth Charge for Driver

by SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 1020

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News