During the month of December, Kentucky State Police troopers working in the Post 15 area investigated 17 traffic collisions. Post 15 includes Taylor, Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell and Washington counties.
There were five fatal collisions during the month of December in the Post 15 area.
Hubert H. Eads, 72, of Russell Springs, was killed on Dec. 3 in Russell County.
Colin D. Whitfill, 19, of Lebanon, was killed on Dec. 6 in Marion County.