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SCDPS Reports Four Killed on South Carolina Roads March 18 – March 20, 2016

Mon, 03/21/2016

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of four persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, March 18, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, March 20, at midnight.



US routes, SC roads and secondary roads


County roads


Seat belt used


Seat belt not used


Seat belt unknown


Seat belt not applicable

1 pedestrian

As of March 20, 2016, 180 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 200 highway deaths during the same time period in 2015.

Of the 128 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2016, 68 were not wearing safety belts. 

Through midnight March 20, 26 pedestrians died compared to 30 in 2015; 17 motorcyclists died compared to 17 in 2015; and five bicyclists died compared to four in 2015 on state roads and highways. 

Editor’s note: These numbers are preliminary and are based on fatal collisions compiled by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety as of midnight March 20, 2016.

For more detailed information on archived traffic fatality reports, please contact Laura Caskey, (803) 896-9402.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety includes the Highway Patrol, State Transport Police, Bureau of Protective Services, Office of Highway Safety and Justice Programs, Immigration Enforcement Unit and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame. Our mission is to ensure public safety by protecting and serving the people of South Carolina and its visitors.