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SCDPS Reports Five Killed On South Carolina Roadways November 2 – November 4, 2018

Mon, 11/05/2018

Columbia – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of five persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, November 2, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, November 4, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

1

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

4

County roads

0

Seat belt used

1

Seat belt not used

4

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

0

As of November 4, 855 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 846 highway deaths during the same time period in 2017.

Of the 595 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2018, 310 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through November 4, 125 pedestrians have died compared to 134 in 2017; 88 motorcyclists have died compared to 107 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. November 4, 2018.

South Carolina Traffic Fatalities January 1 Through November 4

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

29

 

Aiken

30

 

Aiken

24

Allendale

3

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

3

Anderson

40

 

Anderson

36

 

Anderson

52

 

Anderson

28

Bamberg

3

 

Bamberg

4

 

Bamberg

5

 

Bamberg

4

Barnwell

2

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

5

Beaufort

15

 

Beaufort

25

 

Beaufort

24

 

Beaufort

14

Berkeley

29

 

Berkeley

29

 

Berkeley

30

 

Berkeley

28

Calhoun

7

 

Calhoun

5

 

Calhoun

8

 

Calhoun

9

Charleston

55

 

Charleston

62

 

Charleston

39

 

Charleston

57

Cherokee

14

 

Cherokee

18

 

Cherokee

4

 

Cherokee

16

Chester

6

 

Chester

15

 

Chester

17

 

Chester

15

Chesterfield

11

 

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

21

 

Darlington

21

Dillon

7

 

Dillon

9

 

Dillon

10

 

Dillon

6

Dorchester

21

 

Dorchester

11

 

Dorchester

26

 

Dorchester

28

Edgefield

9

 

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

1

Fairfield

7

 

Fairfield

10

 

Fairfield

7

 

Fairfield

7

Florence

35

 

Florence

27

 

Florence

24

 

Florence

28

Georgetown

12

 

Georgetown

14

 

Georgetown

6

 

Georgetown

14

Greenville

56

 

Greenville

62

 

Greenville

70

 

Greenville

57

Greenwood

16

 

Greenwood

9

 

Greenwood

9

 

Greenwood

11

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

4

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

7

Horry

52

 

Horry

58

 

Horry

62

 

Horry

73

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

21

 

Jasper

14

Kershaw

16

 

Kershaw

16

 

Kershaw

16

 

Kershaw

15

Lancaster

10

 

Lancaster

16

 

Lancaster

14

 

Lancaster

12

Laurens

30

 

Laurens

28

 

Laurens

13

 

Laurens

18

Lee

8

 

Lee

5

 

Lee

5

 

Lee

8

Lexington

56

 

Lexington

39

 

Lexington

38

 

Lexington

37

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

4

 

Mccormick

3

 

Mccormick

3

Marion

9

 

Marion

8

 

Marion

8

 

Marion

10

Marlboro

8

 

Marlboro

5

 

Marlboro

8

 

Marlboro

8

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

7

 

Newberry

6

Oconee

14

 

Oconee

16

 

Oconee

10

 

Oconee

11

Orangeburg

35

 

Orangeburg

23

 

Orangeburg

26

 

Orangeburg

25

Pickens

16

 

Pickens

19

 

Pickens

17

 

Pickens

14

Richland

38

 

Richland

44

 

Richland

55

 

Richland

38

Saluda

3

 

Saluda

6

 

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

0

Spartanburg

61

 

Spartanburg

44

 

Spartanburg

46

 

Spartanburg

65

Sumter

14

 

Sumter

15

 

Sumter

16

 

Sumter

17

Union

4

 

Union

5

 

Union

6

 

Union

5

Williamsburg

10

 

Williamsburg

14

 

Williamsburg

13

 

Williamsburg

7

York

32

 

York

23

 

York

33

 

York

13

Total

855

 

Total

846

 

Total

859

 

Total

834

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 723 of the 855 traffic fatalities in 2018.
*2017 and 2018  Figures are Preliminary


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.