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SCDPS Reports Three Killed On South Carolina Roadways January 11- January 13, 2019

Mon, 01/14/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of three persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, January 11, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, January 13, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

3

County roads

0

Seat belt used

1

Seat belt not used

1

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

1 pedestrian

As of January 13, 25 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 31 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 22 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2019, 10 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through January 13, three pedestrians have died compared to four in 2018; zero motorcyclists have died compared to two in 2018; and zero bicyclists have died compared to zero in 2018 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. January 13, 2019.

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 January 13

2019*

 

2018*

 

2017

 

2016

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

Abbeville

0

 

Abbeville

0

 

Abbeville

0

 

Abbeville

0

Aiken

0

 

Aiken

1

 

Aiken

1

 

Aiken

2

Allendale

0

 

Allendale

0

 

Allendale

0

 

Allendale

1

Anderson

1

 

Anderson

2

 

Anderson

1

 

Anderson

1

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

0

Barnwell

0

 

Barnwell

0

 

Barnwell

0

 

Barnwell

0

Beaufort

1

 

Beaufort

0

 

Beaufort

1

 

Beaufort

0

Berkeley

1

 

Berkeley

1

 

Berkeley

0

 

Berkeley

2

Calhoun

0

 

Calhoun

0

 

Calhoun

1

 

Calhoun

0

Charleston

1

 

Charleston

3

 

Charleston

2

 

Charleston

1

Cherokee

0

 

Cherokee

0

 

Cherokee

0

 

Cherokee

0

Chester

0

 

Chester

0

 

Chester

0

 

Chester

2

Chesterfield

0

 

Chesterfield

1

 

Chesterfield

2

 

Chesterfield

0

Clarendon

3

 

Clarendon

1

 

Clarendon

3

 

Clarendon

0

Colleton

0

 

Colleton

3

 

Colleton

0

 

Colleton

1

Darlington

1

 

Darlington

0

 

Darlington

0

 

Darlington

0

Dillon

0

 

Dillon

0

 

Dillon

0

 

Dillon

0

Dorchester

0

 

Dorchester

0

 

Dorchester

0

 

Dorchester

0

Edgefield

0

 

Edgefield

0

 

Edgefield

0

 

Edgefield

0

Fairfield

0

 

Fairfield

0

 

Fairfield

0

 

Fairfield

1

Florence

1

 

Florence

2

 

Florence

0

 

Florence

0

Georgetown

0

 

Georgetown

0

 

Georgetown

2

 

Georgetown

0

Greenville

1

 

Greenville

3

 

Greenville

2

 

Greenville

1

Greenwood

1

 

Greenwood

0

 

Greenwood

0

 

Greenwood

0

Hampton

0

 

Hampton

0

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

0

Horry

2

 

Horry

2

 

Horry

0

 

Horry

0

Jasper

0

 

Jasper

0

 

Jasper

2

 

Jasper

0

Kershaw

0

 

Kershaw

1

 

Kershaw

1

 

Kershaw

2

Lancaster

1

 

Lancaster

0

 

Lancaster

1

 

Lancaster

0

Laurens

0

 

Laurens

0

 

Laurens

0

 

Laurens

0

Lee

0

 

Lee

0

 

Lee

1

 

Lee

0

Lexington

1

 

Lexington

1

 

Lexington

2

 

Lexington

3

Mccormick

0

 

Mccormick

0

 

Mccormick

0

 

Mccormick

0

Marion

1

 

Marion

0

 

Marion

1

 

Marion

0

Marlboro

0

 

Marlboro

0

 

Marlboro

0

 

Marlboro

0

Newberry

0

 

Newberry

0

 

Newberry

0

 

Newberry

0

Oconee

0

 

Oconee

1

 

Oconee

0

 

Oconee

0

Orangeburg

1

 

Orangeburg

0

 

Orangeburg

1

 

Orangeburg

0

Pickens

0

 

Pickens

0

 

Pickens

2

 

Pickens

0

Richland

0

 

Richland

3

 

Richland

0

 

Richland

0

Saluda

0

 

Saluda

0

 

Saluda

0

 

Saluda

0

Spartanburg

1

 

Spartanburg

4

 

Spartanburg

0

 

Spartanburg

2

Sumter

0

 

Sumter

0

 

Sumter

1

 

Sumter

2

Union

0

 

Union

0

 

Union

0

 

Union

2

Williamsburg

1

 

Williamsburg

0

 

Williamsburg

1

 

Williamsburg

0

York

6

 

York

2

 

York

0

 

York

0

Total

25

 

Total

31

 

Total

29

 

Total

23

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 23 of the 25 traffic fatalities in 2019.
*2018 and 2019  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.