Preliminary statistics indicate that 15 people died in 14 separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, Nov. 15, through Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010.
Eleven of the crashes involved motor vehicles and seven of the victims were not wearing seat belts. Single-fatality crashes occurred in Barren, Elliott, Fayette, Franklin, Grayson, Henry, Jefferson, Madison, Mason, Shelby and Whitley counties. The suspected use of alcohol was a factor in the Whitley County crash.
One fatal motorcycle crash occurred in Pulaski County and the victim was not wearing a helmet.