Columbia, KY (July 6, 2020) During the month of June 2020, there were 16 traffic accidents investigated by the State Police working in the Post 15 area in the 11 counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor and Washington.
There were six fatal collisions during the month of June in the Post 15 area.
Tina Stephens age 60 of Clay Co TN was killed on 06/03/2020 in Monroe Co KY.
Geraldine Turner age 57 of Green Co KY was killed on 06/05/2020 in Green Co KY.
Rose Grace, unk age of Marion Co KY was killed on 06/06/2020 in Marion Co KY.
Thomas Hunt, unk age of Taylor Co KY was killed on 06/07/2020 in Taylor Co KY.
Ashia L. Barrett age 20 of Taylor Co KY was killed on 06/12/2020 in Taylor Co KY.
Jessica L. Murphy age 26 of Taylor Co KY was killed on 06/12/2020 in Taylor Co KY.
This brings our yearly fatality count to 14 compared with 23 through this same period in 2019.
Statewide fatality count stands at 317 compared with 355 through this same period in 2019.
During the month of June 2020, there were 767 citations written, 184 courtesy notices written, 465 complaints answered, 132 motorists assisted, 49 criminal cases opened and 221 criminal arrests made.