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Kentucky State Police Accident Report – Sept. 16

Highway deaths 02 navy 300FRANKFORT, KY (9/16/13) – 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 16 people died as the result of injuries sustained in 14 motor vehicle-related crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, Sept. 9 through Sunday, Sept. 15.
 
One double-fatality, motor vehicle crash occurred in Allen County.
 
One single-fatality, motor vehicle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Bell, Boone, Carter, Fayette, Graves, Johnson, Russell, Shelby and Warren. The victims in Carter, Fayette and Johnson counties were not wearing seat belts.
 
One single fatality, motorcycle crash occurred in Mason County. The victim was not wearing a helmet and the suspected use of alcohol was involved.
 
One single fatality, ATV crash occurred in Owen County. The victim was not wearing a helmet.
 
Two pedestrians were killed in Shelby County.
 
One person was killed when they jumped from a moving vehicle in Harlan County.
 
Through Sept. 15, preliminary statistics indicate that 446 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2013. This is 78 less than reported for this time period in 2012. Of the 343 motor vehicle fatalities, 170 victims were not wearing seat belts. Forty of the 61 motorcycle fatalities were not wearing helmets. The seven ATV fatalities were not wearing helmets. One bicycle rider has been killed. Thirty-four pedestrians have been killed. One fatality involving an animal drawn vehicle has been reported. One person died when they jumped from a moving vehicle. A total of 95 fatalities have resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol. As of Sept. 15, Kentucky has had 65 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.
 
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