Preliminary statistics released by Kentucky State Police indicate that 12 people died in 10 separate wrecks on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, October 29th through Sunday.
State Police say two double fatality motor vehicle crashes occurred in Carroll and Perry Counties while a two single fatality motor vehicle crashes occurred in Jefferson County.
A single fatality motor vehicle crash also occurred in each of the following counties: Carlisle, Kenton, Logan and Whitley with five of the victims not wearing their seat belts and of the crashes involved the suspected use of alcohol.
State Police say a fatal motorcycle crash occurred in Marshall County and a bicycle rider was killed in Jefferson County.
Through Sunday, preliminary statistics indicate that 603 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways since January, which is 11 fewer than what was reported for this time period in 2011.