During the month of August, there were 10 traffic accidents investigated by the State Police working in the Post 15 area, including Russell County.
There were three fatal collisions during the month.
Joseph A. Curry, age 42, and Susan J. Harper, age 41, both of Metcalfe County were killed on August 4th in Cumberland County.
Keith D. Jewell, age 44, of Green County was killed on August 23rd in Taylor County.
This brings the yearly fatality count to 15 compared with 17 through this same period in 2018. The statewide fatality count stands at 493 compared with 473 through this same period in 2018. During the month there were 490 citations written, 115 courtesy notices written, 329 complaints answered, 37 motorists assisted, 27 criminal cases opened and 205 criminal arrests made.