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NEWS RELEASE: July 9, 2013
FROM:   The Kansas Highway Patrol
CONTACT: Technical Trooper Casey Simoneau, (785) 296-6800

Patrol Reports Independence Day Holiday Weekend Activity

KHP personnel assisted 1,559 motorists over the holiday reporting period

The Kansas Highway Patrol is releasing its Independence Day weekend holiday activity. The reporting period for the holiday weekend ran from 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 7, 2013. During that time, the Patrol worked one fatal crash, which resulted in one death. That crash was not alcohol-related. The Patrol did not work any DUI-related crashes over the reporting period.

Activity
2013
Total Fatal Crashes
1
Total Fatalities
1
DUI Related Crashes
0
DUI Related Fatalities
0
DUI Arrests
37
Speed Citations
1,407
Speed Warnings
1,160
Adult Seatbelt Citations
525
Adult Seatbelt Warnings
70
Teen Seatbelt Citations
18
Teen Seatbelt Warnings
8
Child Restraint Citations
70
Child Restraint Warnings
10
Motorists Assisted
1,559