Highway Deaths 01 green 300FRANKFORT, KY (6/15/13) – 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 six people died in six separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, July 8 through Sunday, July 14, 2013.
 
One single-fatality, motor vehicle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Casey, Jefferson and Scott. The victim in Casey County was not wearing a seat belt and the crash involved the suspected use of alcohol. The crash in Scott County also involved the suspected use of alcohol.

One single fatality, motorcycle crash occurred in Logan County. The victim was not wearing a helmet.

One single fatality, ATV crash occurred in Barren County. The victim was not wearing a helmet.

One pedestrian was killed in Scott County.

Through July 14, preliminary statistics indicate that 332 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2013. This is 86 less than reported for this time period in 2012. Of the 263 motor vehicle fatalities, 130 victims were not wearing seat belts. Thirty of the 42 motorcycle fatalities were not wearing helmets. The three ATV fatalities were not wearing helmets. One bicycle rider has been killed. Twenty-two pedestrians have been killed. One fatality involving an animal drawn vehicle has been reported. A total of 67 fatalities have resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol. As of July 14, Kentucky has had 47 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

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