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11 June 2019
State Police in Hawthorne conduct speed enforcement operation on the Sprain Brook Parkway
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Richard L. Mazzone
Troop K Commander
Westchester County, New York – On June 6, 2019, the New York State Police from the Hawthorne barracks conducted a speed enforcement operation in Westchester County along the Sprain Brook Parkway.
The operation was conducted in furtherance of our mission to ensure highway safety for all users of the roadway. A total of 58 tickets were issued during the targeted enforcement period, 51 of which for speed related infractions.
Speeding is listed as a contributing factor in nearly one third of all fatal crashes in New York State. According to the Institute for Traffic Safety Management and Research (ITSMR) at the University at Albany, in 2017, 301 people were killed and 18,178 were injured in New York State in speed-related crashes. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for people ages 3 - 33.
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