Highway Deaths 01 blue 300FRANKFORT, KY (6/10/13) – 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 13 people died in 13 separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, June 3 through Sunday, June 9, 2013.
 
Two single-fatality motor vehicle crashes occurred in Jefferson County. One of the victims was not wearing a seat belt and one of the crashes involved the suspected use of alcohol.
 
One single-fatality, motor vehicle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Barren, Boyd, Boyle, Lawrence, Logan, Meade, Pike and Webster. The victims in Barren, Lawrence, Logan, Pike and Webster counties were not wearing seat belts. The crash in Pike County involved the suspected use of alcohol.

One single-fatality, motorcycle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Jefferson, Lincoln and Meade. The victims in Lincoln and Meade counties were not wearing helmets.

Through June 9, preliminary statistics indicate that 251 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2013. This is 79 less than reported for this time period in 2012. Of the 201 motor vehicle fatalities, 99 victims were not wearing seat belts. Twenty-one of the 31 motorcycle fatalities were not wearing helmets. The one ATV fatality was not wearing a helmet. One bicycle rider has been killed. Sixteen pedestrians have been killed. One fatality involving an animal drawn vehicle has been reported. A total of 47 fatalities have resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol. As of June 9, Kentucky has had 40 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

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 6491

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 5829

Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 5330

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 18, 2015 4243

Madisonville Man Wanted for Attempted Murder in…

by SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 3830

Two Charged with Marijuana Possession after…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10466

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7402

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 23, 2015 5330

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 1190

MPD Seeks Three in Residential Robbery

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 1128

Elks BBQ Fundraiser Quick Sell Out

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 789

Health Department Food Scores Released

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 636

Scientists Meet in Louisville to Share Research…

by Betty Coffman
May 23, 2015 596

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 565

'Cooking for the Cure' Fundraiser Brings Out…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 24, 2015 540

MCC's Felicia Johnson Receives State KCTCS Award

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 506

Sunday Alcohol Sales Discussion Tabled to Next…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 494

Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet…

by Ricki C. Gardenhire