4 More ATV Deaths in Kentucky Bring State’s Toll to 14

September 18, 2009

Kentucky State Police say four of the 15 people killed in motor vehicle crashes last week were on all-terrain vehicles.

Kentucky leads the nation in ATV deaths.

A compilation of accident reports by the KSP showed people were killed on ATVs in Calloway, Floyd, Muhlenberg and Pike counties between Sept. 8 and Sept. 13.

None wore helmets, according to accident reports. One is believed to have included alcohol.

For the year to date, 14 fatalities involved ATVs. There were 549 fatalities so far in 2009 from all motor vehicle crashes

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