Preliminary statistics released by Kentucky State Police today indicate that 15 people died in 11 separate wrecks on state roadways from Monday, September 4th through Sunday.
State Police say 11 of the victims were traveling in passenger vehicles and six of the victims were not wearing seat belts.
A triple fatality crash occurred in Fulton County and involved the suspected use of alcohol with all three of the victims not wearing their seat belts.
A double fatality crash and single fatality crash both occurred in Carter County.
Single fatalities occurred in the following counties: Jefferson, Magoffin, Morgan, Pike and Shelby Counties.
In addition, a double fatality crash occurred in Hopkins County and a single fatality crash occurred in Clinton County and a fatality was the result of an ATV crash in Calloway County.
State Police say there were no fatal wrecks in Christian, Todd and Trigg Counties during the same time period.
Through September 30th, preliminary statistics indicate that 543 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2012, which is six more than what was reported for the same time period last year.