Traffic deaths down in Kentucky
As 2013 comes to an end, the number of traffic related deaths is down nearly 100 fatalities from the same time period last year., Kentucky State Police say 586 people lost their lives on state roadways through December 1st of this year. The number is 98 fewer than the same period in 2012. State police say of the 451 motor vehicle fatalities, 225 victims were not wearing seatbelts. Of the 72 motorcycle fatalities, 44 victims were not wearing helmets. State police say 132 fatalities have resulted from suspected use of alcohol.