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SCDPS Reports Six Killed On South Carolina Roadways October 26 – October 28, 2018

Mon, 10/29/2018

Columbia – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of six persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, October 26, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, October 28, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

5

County roads

1

Seat belt used

0

Seat belt not used

3

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

3 - 1 motorcyclist (no helmet) and 2 pedestrians

As of October 28, 840 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 820 highway deaths during the same time period in 2017.

Of the 582 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2018, 304 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through October 28, 126 pedestrians have died compared to 128 in 2017; 88 motorcyclists have died compared to 104 in 2017; and 17 bicyclists have died compared to 16 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 28, 2018.

South Carolina Traffic Fatalities January 1 Through October 28

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

27

 

Aiken

29

 

Aiken

24

Allendale

3

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

3

Anderson

39

 

Anderson

34

 

Anderson

51

 

Anderson

28

Bamberg

3

 

Bamberg

4

 

Bamberg

5

 

Bamberg

4

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

5

Beaufort

15

 

Beaufort

23

 

Beaufort

23

 

Beaufort

13

Berkeley

29

 

Berkeley

28

 

Berkeley

30

 

Berkeley

27

Calhoun

7

 

Calhoun

5

 

Calhoun

8

 

Calhoun

9

Charleston

52

 

Charleston

62

 

Charleston

39

 

Charleston

56

Cherokee

14

 

Cherokee

18

 

Cherokee

4

 

Cherokee

16

Chester

6

 

Chester

15

 

Chester

17

 

Chester

15

Chesterfield

10

 

Chesterfield

9

 

Chesterfield

9

 

Chesterfield

13

Clarendon

14

 

Clarendon

16

 

Clarendon

18

 

Clarendon

15

Colleton

19

 

Colleton

16

 

Colleton

17

 

Colleton

18

Darlington

19

 

Darlington

13

 

Darlington

20

 

Darlington

20

Dillon

7

 

Dillon

9

 

Dillon

10

 

Dillon

6

Dorchester

21

 

Dorchester

10

 

Dorchester

25

 

Dorchester

26

Edgefield

8

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

1

 

Edgefield

1

Fairfield

7

 

Fairfield

9

 

Fairfield

7

 

Fairfield

7

Florence

34

 

Florence

26

 

Florence

24

 

Florence

27

Georgetown

11

 

Georgetown

14

 

Georgetown

5

 

Georgetown

14

Greenville

54

 

Greenville

60

 

Greenville

68

 

Greenville

56

Greenwood

16

 

Greenwood

9

 

Greenwood

9

 

Greenwood

11

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

4

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

7

Horry

51

 

Horry

57

 

Horry

61

 

Horry

72

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

8

 

Jasper

21

 

Jasper

14

Kershaw

16

 

Kershaw

16

 

Kershaw

16

 

Kershaw

15

Lancaster

10

 

Lancaster

16

 

Lancaster

14

 

Lancaster

12

Laurens

30

 

Laurens

26

 

Laurens

13

 

Laurens

16

Lee

8

 

Lee

5

 

Lee

5

 

Lee

7

Lexington

56

 

Lexington

39

 

Lexington

38

 

Lexington

35

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

4

 

Mccormick

3

 

Mccormick

3

Marion

9

 

Marion

8

 

Marion

7

 

Marion

10

Marlboro

8

 

Marlboro

5

 

Marlboro

8

 

Marlboro

8

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

7

 

Newberry

6

Oconee

14

 

Oconee

14

 

Oconee

10

 

Oconee

11

Orangeburg

35

 

Orangeburg

21

 

Orangeburg

23

 

Orangeburg

24

Pickens

16

 

Pickens

19

 

Pickens

17

 

Pickens

13

Richland

37

 

Richland

43

 

Richland

54

 

Richland

36

Saluda

2

 

Saluda

6

 

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

0

Spartanburg

61

 

Spartanburg

41

 

Spartanburg

46

 

Spartanburg

64

Sumter

14

 

Sumter

15

 

Sumter

15

 

Sumter

16

Union

4

 

Union

5

 

Union

6

 

Union

2

Williamsburg

10

 

Williamsburg

14

 

Williamsburg

12

 

Williamsburg

6

York

31

 

York

23

 

York

30

 

York

13

Total

840

 

Total

820

 

Total

838

 

Total

810

 NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 711 of the 840 traffic fatalities in 2018.
*2017 and 2018  Figures are Preliminary


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