Preliminary statistics released by Kentucky State Police indicate that 11 people died in 11 separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, January 21st through Sunday.
State Police say two single-fatality, motor vehicle crashes occurred in Jefferson County with one of the victims not wearing a seat belt.
State Police say motor vehicle crashes occurred in Adair, Christian, Clark, Estill, Laurel, Nelson and Pike Counties with the victims in Christian, Estill, Laurel, Nelson and Pike not wearing their seatbelts.
Two pedestrians were killed in Hardin and Metcalfe Counties County with police saying suspected use of alcohol was involved in the Hardin County fatality.
Through Sunday, preliminary statistics indicate that 40 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2013, which is eight less than what was reported for this time period last year.