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SCDPS Reports Five Killed On South Carolina Roadways November 30 – December 2, 2018

Mon, 12/03/2018

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of five persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, November 30, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, December 2, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

5

County roads

0

Seat belt used

2

Seat belt not used

1

Seat belt unknown

1

Seat belt not applicable

1 pedestrian

As of December 2, 924 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 914 highway deaths during the same time period in 2017.

Of the 636 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2018, 327 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through December 2, 138 pedestrians have died compared to 143 in 2017; 96 motorcyclists have died compared to 113 in 2017; and 19 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. December 2, 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 December 2

2018*

 

2017*

 

2016

 

2015

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

Abbeville

4

 

Abbeville

8

 

Abbeville

4

 

Abbeville

6

Aiken

20

 

Aiken

35

 

Aiken

33

 

Aiken

25

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

3

Anderson

41

 

Anderson

41

 

Anderson

57

 

Anderson

31

Bamberg

3

 

Bamberg

4

 

Bamberg

7

 

Bamberg

4

Barnwell

2

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

5

Beaufort

19

 

Beaufort

25

 

Beaufort

29

 

Beaufort

17

Berkeley

33

 

Berkeley

31

 

Berkeley

36

 

Berkeley

32

Calhoun

7

 

Calhoun

7

 

Calhoun

8

 

Calhoun

10

Charleston

60

 

Charleston

66

 

Charleston

47

 

Charleston

61

Cherokee

16

 

Cherokee

18

 

Cherokee

5

 

Cherokee

16

Chester

6

 

Chester

15

 

Chester

18

 

Chester

16

Chesterfield

12

 

Chesterfield

12

 

Chesterfield

9

 

Chesterfield

14

Clarendon

14

 

Clarendon

17

 

Clarendon

18

 

Clarendon

17

Colleton

20

 

Colleton

18

 

Colleton

24

 

Colleton

20

Darlington

20

 

Darlington

13

 

Darlington

23

 

Darlington

24

Dillon

8

 

Dillon

9

 

Dillon

10

 

Dillon

6

Dorchester

22

 

Dorchester

13

 

Dorchester

27

 

Dorchester

31

Edgefield

9

 

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

1

Fairfield

9

 

Fairfield

11

 

Fairfield

10

 

Fairfield

7

Florence

36

 

Florence

28

 

Florence

28

 

Florence

35

Georgetown

14

 

Georgetown

16

 

Georgetown

6

 

Georgetown

15

Greenville

64

 

Greenville

68

 

Greenville

79

 

Greenville

64

Greenwood

16

 

Greenwood

10

 

Greenwood

11

 

Greenwood

11

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

4

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

7

Horry

55

 

Horry

63

 

Horry

65

 

Horry

77

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

23

 

Jasper

14

Kershaw

16

 

Kershaw

19

 

Kershaw

17

 

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

62

 

Lexington

41

 

Lexington

41

 

Lexington

44

Mccormick

8

 

Mccormick

8

 

Mccormick

9

 

Mccormick

10

Marion

8

 

Marion

6

 

Marion

9

 

Marion

9

Marlboro

1

 

Marlboro

4

 

Marlboro

3

 

Marlboro

3

Newberry

9

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

7

 

Newberry

7

Oconee

15

 

Oconee

18

 

Oconee

10

 

Oconee

12

Orangeburg

38

 

Orangeburg

25

 

Orangeburg

30

 

Orangeburg

27

Pickens

17

 

Pickens

19

 

Pickens

18

 

Pickens

16

Richland

44

 

Richland

48

 

Richland

61

 

Richland

41

Saluda

3

 

Saluda

7

 

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

0

Spartanburg

65

 

Spartanburg

46

 

Spartanburg

51

 

Spartanburg

69

Sumter

15

 

Sumter

18

 

Sumter

17

 

Sumter

17

Union

4

 

Union

5

 

Union

7

 

Union

6

Williamsburg

10

 

Williamsburg

14

 

Williamsburg

14

 

Williamsburg

7

York

33

 

York

25

 

York

34

 

York

14

Total

924

 

Total

914

 

Total

952

 

Total

910

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 776 of the 924 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.