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SCDPS Reports Five Killed On South Carolina Roadways November 16 – November 18, 2018

Mon, 11/19/2018

Columbia – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of five persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, November 16, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, November 18, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

1

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

4

County roads

0

Seat belt used

2

Seat belt not used

2

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

1 motorcyclist (no helmet)

As of November 18, 887 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 882 highway deaths during the same time period in 2017.

Of the 610 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2018, 319 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through November 18, 130 pedestrians have died compared to 138 in 2017; 94 motorcyclists have died compared to 108 in 2017; and 19 bicyclists have died compared to 17 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 18, 2018.

For specific details on fatalities, including locations, please visit Media Access page. The site is designated for media use and only reflects information on fatal collisions investigated by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety. Please do not publicize this site--the information is preliminary and is meant to be used as a guide only. For confirmation on fatality information, please contact the appropriate county coroner’s office

South Carolina Traffic Fatalities January 1 Through November 18

2018*

 

2017*

 

2016

 

2015

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

Abbeville

3

 

Abbeville

7

 

Abbeville

4

 

Abbeville

6

Aiken

18

 

Aiken

33

 

Aiken

33

 

Aiken

25

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

3

Anderson

40

 

Anderson

37

 

Anderson

54

 

Anderson

30

Bamberg

3

 

Bamberg

4

 

Bamberg

5

 

Bamberg

4

Barnwell

2

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

5

Beaufort

17

 

Beaufort

25

 

Beaufort

24

 

Beaufort

16

Berkeley

31

 

Berkeley

30

 

Berkeley

34

 

Berkeley

30

Calhoun

7

 

Calhoun

6

 

Calhoun

8

 

Calhoun

9

Charleston

57

 

Charleston

64

 

Charleston

43

 

Charleston

59

Cherokee

14

 

Cherokee

18

 

Cherokee

5

 

Cherokee

16

Chester

6

 

Chester

15

 

Chester

17

 

Chester

15

Chesterfield

11

 

Chesterfield

12

 

Chesterfield

9

 

Chesterfield

14

Clarendon

14

 

Clarendon

17

 

Clarendon

18

 

Clarendon

16

Colleton

20

 

Colleton

17

 

Colleton

24

 

Colleton

19

Darlington

19

 

Darlington

13

 

Darlington

21

 

Darlington

24

Dillon

8

 

Dillon

9

 

Dillon

10

 

Dillon

6

Dorchester

21

 

Dorchester

12

 

Dorchester

26

 

Dorchester

31

Edgefield

9

 

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

1

Fairfield

8

 

Fairfield

10

 

Fairfield

9

 

Fairfield

7

Florence

36

 

Florence

27

 

Florence

26

 

Florence

31

Georgetown

12

 

Georgetown

15

 

Georgetown

6

 

Georgetown

14

Greenville

59

 

Greenville

63

 

Greenville

72

 

Greenville

59

Greenwood

16

 

Greenwood

10

 

Greenwood

11

 

Greenwood

11

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

4

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

7

Horry

55

 

Horry

61

 

Horry

63

 

Horry

75

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

21

 

Jasper

14

Kershaw

16

 

Kershaw

17

 

Kershaw

16

 

Kershaw

19

Lancaster

12

 

Lancaster

16

 

Lancaster

14

 

Lancaster

12

Laurens

31

 

Laurens

29

 

Laurens

15

 

Laurens

20

Lee

8

 

Lee

5

 

Lee

5

 

Lee

8

Lexington

58

 

Lexington

39

 

Lexington

40

 

Lexington

37

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

4

 

Mccormick

3

 

Mccormick

3

Marion

8

 

Marion

8

 

Marion

8

 

Marion

10

Marlboro

8

 

Marlboro

6

 

Marlboro

9

 

Marlboro

9

Newberry

7

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

7

 

Newberry

7

Oconee

14

 

Oconee

17

 

Oconee

10

 

Oconee

12

Orangeburg

37

 

Orangeburg

25

 

Orangeburg

29

 

Orangeburg

27

Pickens

17

 

Pickens

19

 

Pickens

17

 

Pickens

14

Richland

43

 

Richland

47

 

Richland

57

 

Richland

41

Saluda

3

 

Saluda

7

 

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

0

Spartanburg

62

 

Spartanburg

45

 

Spartanburg

49

 

Spartanburg

67

Sumter

14

 

Sumter

17

 

Sumter

16

 

Sumter

17

Union

4

 

Union

5

 

Union

7

 

Union

5

Williamsburg

10

 

Williamsburg

14

 

Williamsburg

13

 

Williamsburg

7

York

33

 

York

24

 

York

34

 

York

14

Total

887

 

Total

882

 

Total

905

 

Total

876

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 747 of the 887 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.