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State Police: 13 killed in crashes on Kentucky roads last week

Kentucky State Police say 13 people died in 13 separate accidents on the state's roads last week, according to preliminary statistics.

Police say ten of the crashes involved motor vehicles, and six victims were not wearing seat belts.

Police say single fatality crashes occurred in Barren, Estill, Knott, Magoffin, McLean, Metcalfe, Todd, and Warren counties. Pulaski County had two separate single fatality crashes.

Police say the crashes in Knott, McLean, and Metcalfe counties involved the suspected use of alcohol.

Police say three deadly pedestrian involved crashes happened in Clark, Jefferson, and Lyon counties.

Through yesterday, Kentucky State Police say 37 people have died on Kentucky roads so far in 2011, according to preliminary statistics.

Police say 23 fewer fatalities have been reported so far this year, than during the same time period in 2010.


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