Kentucky State Police Post 15 recently released its May activity report. During the month of May, troopers worked 25 traffic crashes in the 11 counties of Taylor, Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell and Washington.
There were eight fatalities during the month of May in the Post 15 area:
Tanner Mann of Jamestown was killed in Russell Co. on May 2. Justin Atwood and Jade Sullivan of Campbellsville were killed in Taylor County on May 5. Wilma Morgan of Columbia was killed in Taylor County on May 9.
Earl Coffman of Liberty was killed in Casey County on May 14. Kinley Brown of Glasgow was killed in Russell County on May 27.
Joshua Goad of Holiday, Fla. was killed in Clinton County on May 29. Betty Simpson of Greensburg was killed in Green County on May 30.
This brings the yearly fatality count to 18 compared with 13 through this same period in 2011.
Statewide fatality count stands at 299 compared with 255 through this same period in 2011.
During the month of May, KSP deputies wrote 1,894 citations, gave 426 courtesy notices, inspected 2,777 vehicles, answered 835 complaints, helped 104 motorists, opened 63 criminal cases and made 138 criminal arrests.