Local News
Columbia, KY (August 5, 2019) - During the month of July, 2019 there were 20 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 2 fatal collisions during the month of July in the Post 15 area:
  • Brad Maddox, 44 of Green County, was killed on 07/01/19 in Green Co.
  • Leslie B. Thrasher, 79 of Cumberland County, was killed on 07/24/19 in Cumberland Co.
This brings our yearly fatality count to 12 compared with 15 through this same period in 2018.
Statewide fatality count stands at 410 compared with 403 through this same period in 2018.
During the month of July 2019, there were 1081 citations written, 301 courtesy notices written, 1778 vehicles inspected, 599 complaints answered, 78 motorists assisted, 55 criminal cases opened and 211 criminal arrests made.