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SCDPS Reports Seven Killed On South Carolina Roadways October 19 – October 21, 2018

Mon, 10/22/2018

Columbia – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of seven persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, October 19, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, October 21, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

1

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

6

County roads

0

Seat belt used

0

Seat belt not used

5

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

2 - 1 moped driver (no helmet) and 1 pedestrian

As of October 21, 811 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 801 highway deaths during the same time period in 2017.

Of the 562 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2018, 289 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through October 21, 122 pedestrians have died compared to 125 in 2017; 84 motorcyclists have died compared to 102 in 2017; and 16 bicyclists have died compared to 15 in 2017 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 11:59 p.m. October 21, 2018.

South Carolina Traffic Fatalities January 1 Through October 21

2018*

 

2017*

 

2016

 

2015

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

Abbeville

3

 

Abbeville

6

 

Abbeville

3

 

Abbeville

6

Aiken

18

 

Aiken

26

 

Aiken

29

 

Aiken

23

Allendale

3

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

3

Anderson

39

 

Anderson

34

 

Anderson

51

 

Anderson

27

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

4

 

Bamberg

5

 

Bamberg

4

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

5

Beaufort

14

 

Beaufort

22

 

Beaufort

22

 

Beaufort

12

Berkeley

28

 

Berkeley

27

 

Berkeley

30

 

Berkeley

27

Calhoun

6

 

Calhoun

5

 

Calhoun

8

 

Calhoun

9

Charleston

50

 

Charleston

59

 

Charleston

36

 

Charleston

56

Cherokee

14

 

Cherokee

18

 

Cherokee

4

 

Cherokee

16

Chester

6

 

Chester

15

 

Chester

12

 

Chester

13

Chesterfield

10

 

Chesterfield

9

 

Chesterfield

9

 

Chesterfield

12

Clarendon

13

 

Clarendon

16

 

Clarendon

18

 

Clarendon

14

Colleton

19

 

Colleton

16

 

Colleton

17

 

Colleton

17

Darlington

19

 

Darlington

13

 

Darlington

19

 

Darlington

18

Dillon

5

 

Dillon

9

 

Dillon

10

 

Dillon

6

Dorchester

21

 

Dorchester

10

 

Dorchester

24

 

Dorchester

26

Edgefield

8

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

1

 

Edgefield

1

Fairfield

7

 

Fairfield

9

 

Fairfield

7

 

Fairfield

7

Florence

33

 

Florence

25

 

Florence

22

 

Florence

27

Georgetown

11

 

Georgetown

14

 

Georgetown

5

 

Georgetown

13

Greenville

50

 

Greenville

58

 

Greenville

66

 

Greenville

55

Greenwood

16

 

Greenwood

9

 

Greenwood

9

 

Greenwood

11

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

4

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

7

Horry

49

 

Horry

55

 

Horry

60

 

Horry

68

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

8

 

Jasper

21

 

Jasper

13

Kershaw

15

 

Kershaw

15

 

Kershaw

14

 

Kershaw

15

Lancaster

9

 

Lancaster

15

 

Lancaster

13

 

Lancaster

11

Laurens

29

 

Laurens

26

 

Laurens

12

 

Laurens

16

Lee

7

 

Lee

5

 

Lee

5

 

Lee

7

Lexington

53

 

Lexington

39

 

Lexington

38

 

Lexington

35

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

4

 

Mccormick

3

 

Mccormick

3

Marion

8

 

Marion

7

 

Marion

7

 

Marion

10

Marlboro

8

 

Marlboro

5

 

Marlboro

8

 

Marlboro

8

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

5

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

6

Oconee

14

 

Oconee

14

 

Oconee

10

 

Oconee

11

Orangeburg

34

 

Orangeburg

21

 

Orangeburg

22

 

Orangeburg

22

Pickens

16

 

Pickens

18

 

Pickens

17

 

Pickens

13

Richland

37

 

Richland

42

 

Richland

54

 

Richland

34

Saluda

2

 

Saluda

5

 

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

0

Spartanburg

60

 

Spartanburg

41

 

Spartanburg

43

 

Spartanburg

62

Sumter

14

 

Sumter

15

 

Sumter

13

 

Sumter

15

Union

2

 

Union

5

 

Union

6

 

Union

2

Williamsburg

10

 

Williamsburg

14

 

Williamsburg

12

 

Williamsburg

6

York

30

 

York

22

 

York

30

 

York

12

Total

811

 

Total

801

 

Total

811

 

Total

784

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 684 of the 811 traffic fatalities in 2018.
*2017 and 2018  Figures are Preliminary


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