During the month of March 2018 there were 13 traffic accidents investigated by Kentucky State Police working in the Post 15 area which consists of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor and Washington counties. There was one fatal accident on Post 15 roadways in the month of March. Bruce Rule, 63, of Taylor County was killed on March 14th in Taylor County. Through the end of March 2018, 7 people had been killed in accidents on Post 15 roadways in 2018 compared with 3 through the same time period last year. The 2018 statewide accident fatality count on Kentucky roadways through the end of March was 142 compared with 171 through the same time period last year. Also, during the month of March 2018 in the Kentucky State Police Post 15 area, troopers wrote 1,212 citations and 326 courtesy notices, inspected 1,151 vehicles, answered 739 complaints, assisted 93 motorists, opened 68 criminal cases and made 344 criminal arrests.