Preliminary statistics released by Kentucky State Police indicate that 16 people died in 15 separate wrecks on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, November 26th through Sunday.
State Police say a double-fatality motor vehicle crash occurred in Floyd County and that the suspected use of alcohol was involved in that wreck.
Police reported that two single-fatality motor vehicle crashes occurred in Pulaski County and single-fatality crashes occurred in Crittenden, Graves, Hopkins, Jefferson, Knott, Livingston, Lyon, Montgomery, Trigg and Webster Counties.
The suspected use of alcohol was involved in the crashes in Crittenden County and Lyon Counties.
Through Sunday, preliminary statistics indicate that 678 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2012, which is four fewer than what was reported for this time period last year.