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KHP: No Fatalities Reported Over Independence Weekend

The July 4th holiday weekend has come and gone, and Kansas experienced much travel on the state’s roadways. Last weekend, the Patrol and other law enforcement personnel from throughout the state worked to help ensure motorists reached their destinations safely. The Patrol’s preliminary figures from the holiday weekend activity are in, and for the July 4th, 2010 holiday reporting period (6:00 p.m. Fri., July 2 until 11:59 p.m. Mon., July 5), the Patrol worked no fatality crashes on Kansas roads. Over the holiday, troopers reported the following:

Total Fatal Crashes: 0
Total Fatalities: 0
DUI Related Crashes: 4
DUI Related Fatalities: 0
DUI Arrests: 47
Speed Citations: 913
Speed Warnings: 796
Adult Seatbelt Citations: 728
Adult Seatbelt Warnings: 125
Teen Seatbelt Citations: 39
Teen Seatbelt Warnings: 4
Child Restraint Citations: 56
Child Restraint Warnings: 6
Motorists Assisted: 1,173

This is KHP data only, not results for all law enforcement in the state.

About Derek Nester

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 70 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing.