Kentucky State Police statistics

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During the month of January, Kentucky State Police troopers investigated 25 traffic collisions in the Post 15 area, which includes Taylor, Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell and Washington.

There were three fatal collisions during the month of January in the Post 15 area.

Phillip Martin, 20, of Knifley, died on Jan. 2 in Taylor County.

Colleen Colee, 19, of Indianapolis, Ind., died on Jan. 12 in Metcalfe County.

Michael Beal, 26, of Hustonville died on Jan. 31 in Casey County.

The three fatalities brings the KSP yearly fatality count to three compared with two through the same period last year. Statewide fatality count stands at 43 compared with 47 through the same period last year.

During the month of January, there were 848 citations written, 173 courtesy notices written, 848 vehicles inspected, 565 complaints answered, 92 motorists assisted, 45 criminal cases opened and 107 criminal arrests made.