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SCDPS Reports Two Killed On South Carolina Roadways December 28 – December 30, 2018

Mon, 12/31/2018

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of two persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, December 28, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, December 30, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

2

County roads

0

Seat belt used

1

Seat belt not used

0

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

1 pedestrian

As of December 30, 989 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 988 highway deaths during the same time period in 2017.

Of the 686 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2018, 348 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through December 30, 150 pedestrians have died compared to 158 in 2017; 99 motorcyclists have died compared to 115 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. December 30, 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 30

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

21

 

Aiken

39

 

Aiken

36

 

Aiken

26

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

4

Anderson

43

 

Anderson

44

 

Anderson

57

 

Anderson

32

Bamberg

3

 

Bamberg

4

 

Bamberg

7

 

Bamberg

4

Barnwell

2

 

Barnwell

8

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

5

Beaufort

20

 

Beaufort

26

 

Beaufort

30

 

Beaufort

18

Berkeley

34

 

Berkeley

34

 

Berkeley

36

 

Berkeley

35

Calhoun

7

 

Calhoun

7

 

Calhoun

8

 

Calhoun

10

Charleston

64

 

Charleston

72

 

Charleston

53

 

Charleston

64

Cherokee

16

 

Cherokee

20

 

Cherokee

5

 

Cherokee

17

Chester

7

 

Chester

15

 

Chester

18

 

Chester

17

Chesterfield

12

 

Chesterfield

12

 

Chesterfield

9

 

Chesterfield

16

Clarendon

15

 

Clarendon

19

 

Clarendon

20

 

Clarendon

17

Colleton

20

 

Colleton

19

 

Colleton

24

 

Colleton

21

Darlington

20

 

Darlington

15

 

Darlington

24

 

Darlington

25

Dillon

8

 

Dillon

9

 

Dillon

11

 

Dillon

7

Dorchester

21

 

Dorchester

15

 

Dorchester

30

 

Dorchester

33

Edgefield

9

 

Edgefield

4

 

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

2

Fairfield

11

 

Fairfield

13

 

Fairfield

10

 

Fairfield

7

Florence

40

 

Florence

32

 

Florence

30

 

Florence

38

Georgetown

15

 

Georgetown

17

 

Georgetown

6

 

Georgetown

18

Greenville

75

 

Greenville

74

 

Greenville

87

 

Greenville

73

Greenwood

18

 

Greenwood

10

 

Greenwood

12

 

Greenwood

11

Hampton

2

 

Hampton

4

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

7

Horry

61

 

Horry

64

 

Horry

70

 

Horry

81

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

11

 

Jasper

25

 

Jasper

14

Kershaw

17

 

Kershaw

19

 

Kershaw

18

 

Kershaw

19

Lancaster

13

 

Lancaster

18

 

Lancaster

14

 

Lancaster

14

Laurens

32

 

Laurens

29

 

Laurens

21

 

Laurens

22

Lee

9

 

Lee

5

 

Lee

5

 

Lee

8

Lexington

67

 

Lexington

47

 

Lexington

42

 

Lexington

46

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

4

 

Mccormick

4

 

Mccormick

3

Marion

10

 

Marion

8

 

Marion

9

 

Marion

11

Marlboro

8

 

Marlboro

8

 

Marlboro

9

 

Marlboro

9

Newberry

9

 

Newberry

7

 

Newberry

7

 

Newberry

7

Oconee

16

 

Oconee

19

 

Oconee

11

 

Oconee

13

Orangeburg

41

 

Orangeburg

29

 

Orangeburg

30

 

Orangeburg

31

Pickens

20

 

Pickens

19

 

Pickens

19

 

Pickens

16

Richland

45

 

Richland

52

 

Richland

69

 

Richland

45

Saluda

3

 

Saluda

7

 

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

0

Spartanburg

71

 

Spartanburg

51

 

Spartanburg

54

 

Spartanburg

75

Sumter

15

 

Sumter

18

 

Sumter

20

 

Sumter

20

Union

5

 

Union

6

 

Union

7

 

Union

6

Williamsburg

11

 

Williamsburg

15

 

Williamsburg

17

 

Williamsburg

8

York

34

 

York

28

 

York

36

 

York

18

Total

989

 

Total

988

 

Total

1017

 

Total

979

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 830 of the 989 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.