KY Highway Fatalities

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has released the preliminary numbers for highway fatalities in Kentucky last year.According to the report KYTC’s Office of Highway Safety, the initial data indicates there were 778 fatalities in 2020, compared to 732 in 2019, a five percent increase.“2020 was a year of devastating loss for Kentuckians, but what makes deaths even harder to accept is when they could have been prevented,” said Gov. Andy Beshear. “ Data indicates more than 50% weren’t wearing a seatbelt.

Source: MG News

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