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SCDPS Reports Six Killed On South Carolina Roadways February 8, 2019 - February 10, 2019

Mon, 02/11/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of six persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, February 8, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, February 10, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

6

County roads

0

Seat belt used

1

Seat belt not used

3

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

2 - 1 motorcyclist (no helmet) and 1 pedestrian  

As of February 11, 97 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 91 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 97 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2019, 73 had access to seatbelts, and 33 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through February 11, 17 pedestrians have died compared to 11 in 2018; three motorcyclists have died compared to two in 2018; and one bicyclists have died compared to two 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. February 10, 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 February 10

2019*

 

2018*

 

2017

 

2016

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

Abbeville

0

 

Abbeville

0

 

Abbeville

0

 

Abbeville

1

Aiken

4

 

Aiken

3

 

Aiken

6

 

Aiken

5

Allendale

1

 

Allendale

0

 

Allendale

0

 

Allendale

1

Anderson

4

 

Anderson

3

 

Anderson

5

 

Anderson

7

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

1

Barnwell

0

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

3

 

Barnwell

0

Beaufort

2

 

Beaufort

1

 

Beaufort

4

 

Beaufort

2

Berkeley

4

 

Berkeley

5

 

Berkeley

0

 

Berkeley

5

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

0

 

Calhoun

1

 

Calhoun

1

Charleston

3

 

Charleston

5

 

Charleston

8

 

Charleston

4

Cherokee

1

 

Cherokee

1

 

Cherokee

4

 

Cherokee

0

Chester

0

 

Chester

1

 

Chester

3

 

Chester

4

Chesterfield

1

 

Chesterfield

2

 

Chesterfield

2

 

Chesterfield

2

Clarendon

4

 

Clarendon

2

 

Clarendon

3

 

Clarendon

1

Colleton

0

 

Colleton

4

 

Colleton

1

 

Colleton

1

Darlington

2

 

Darlington

5

 

Darlington

1

 

Darlington

2

Dillon

1

 

Dillon

1

 

Dillon

0

 

Dillon

1

Dorchester

2

 

Dorchester

3

 

Dorchester

1

 

Dorchester

0

Edgefield

0

 

Edgefield

1

 

Edgefield

1

 

Edgefield

0

Fairfield

1

 

Fairfield

1

 

Fairfield

0

 

Fairfield

1

Florence

1

 

Florence

6

 

Florence

6

 

Florence

1

Georgetown

0

 

Georgetown

1

 

Georgetown

2

 

Georgetown

0

Greenville

9

 

Greenville

6

 

Greenville

5

 

Greenville

7

Greenwood

3

 

Greenwood

0

 

Greenwood

1

 

Greenwood

0

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

0

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

0

Horry

3

 

Horry

4

 

Horry

4

 

Horry

5

Jasper

0

 

Jasper

0

 

Jasper

2

 

Jasper

3

Kershaw

2

 

Kershaw

1

 

Kershaw

6

 

Kershaw

2

Lancaster

5

 

Lancaster

1

 

Lancaster

2

 

Lancaster

1

Laurens

2

 

Laurens

5

 

Laurens

7

 

Laurens

0

Lee

0

 

Lee

0

 

Lee

2

 

Lee

1

Lexington

6

 

Lexington

2

 

Lexington

6

 

Lexington

8

Mccormick

0

 

Mccormick

0

 

Mccormick

0

 

Mccormick

0

Marion

2

 

Marion

0

 

Marion

1

 

Marion

1

Marlboro

0

 

Marlboro

1

 

Marlboro

0

 

Marlboro

1

Newberry

1

 

Newberry

0

 

Newberry

1

 

Newberry

0

Oconee

2

 

Oconee

2

 

Oconee

0

 

Oconee

3

Orangeburg

4

 

Orangeburg

0

 

Orangeburg

3

 

Orangeburg

3

Pickens

0

 

Pickens

2

 

Pickens

4

 

Pickens

1

Richland

5

 

Richland

6

 

Richland

5

 

Richland

2

Saluda

0

 

Saluda

0

 

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

0

Spartanburg

7

 

Spartanburg

10

 

Spartanburg

3

 

Spartanburg

3

Sumter

2

 

Sumter

2

 

Sumter

1

 

Sumter

3

Union

0

 

Union

0

 

Union

0

 

Union

3

Williamsburg

1

 

Williamsburg

0

 

Williamsburg

5

 

Williamsburg

0

York

9

 

York

3

 

York

0

 

York

8

Total

97

 

Total

91

 

Total

113

 

Total

95

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 91 of the 97 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.