Preliminary statistics* indicate that five people died in five separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, Aug. 20 through Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012.
Three of the victims were traveling in motor vehicles and two were not wearing seat belts. All three crashes involved the use of alcohol. One fatality occurred in each of the following counties: Boone, Carter and Rockcastle.
One fatality was the result of a motorcycle crash in Monroe County. The victim was not wearing a helmet and the crash involved the use of alcohol.