Columbia, KY (June 2, 2021) During the month of May 2021, there were 18 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 two fatal collisions during the month of May in the Post 15 area.
Mimi Bairstow age 87 of Adair Co KY was killed on 05/13/2021 in Adair Co KY.
Otis Burton age 87 of Adair Co KY died on 05/29/2021 as the result of a collision that occurred on 05/26/2021 in Adair Co KY.
This brings our yearly fatality count to 14 compared with 8 through this same period in 2020.
Statewide fatality count stands at 284 compared with 258 through this same period in 2020.
During the month of May 2021, there were 1140 citations written, 373 courtesy notices written, 462 complaints answered, 159 motorists assisted, 53 criminal cases opened and 263 criminal arrests made.