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SCDPS Reports Eight Killed on South Carolina Roadways March 8, 2019 to March 10, 2019

Mon, 03/11/2019

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

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

8

County roads

0

Seat belt used

2

Seat belt not used

3

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

3- 2 pedestrians, 1 bicyclist   

As of March 10, 152 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 155 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 152 people who have died in 2019, 108 had access to seat belts, and 50 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through March 10, 28 pedestrians have died compared to 24 in 2018; eight motorcyclists have died compared to fourteen in 2018; and three 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. March 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 March 10

2019*

 

2018*

 

2017

 

2016

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

Abbeville

0

 

Abbeville

0

 

Abbeville

0

 

Abbeville

3

Aiken

3

 

Aiken

4

 

Aiken

7

 

Aiken

6

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

0

 

Allendale

0

 

Allendale

1

Anderson

9

 

Anderson

6

 

Anderson

10

 

Anderson

12

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

1

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

3

 

Barnwell

0

Beaufort

2

 

Beaufort

1

 

Beaufort

6

 

Beaufort

4

Berkeley

6

 

Berkeley

7

 

Berkeley

6

 

Berkeley

8

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

0

 

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

1

Charleston

11

 

Charleston

12

 

Charleston

12

 

Charleston

8

Cherokee

2

 

Cherokee

5

 

Cherokee

5

 

Cherokee

1

Chester

0

 

Chester

1

 

Chester

5

 

Chester

6

Chesterfield

3

 

Chesterfield

2

 

Chesterfield

2

 

Chesterfield

2

Clarendon

4

 

Clarendon

2

 

Clarendon

5

 

Clarendon

2

Colleton

1

 

Colleton

6

 

Colleton

5

 

Colleton

4

Darlington

4

 

Darlington

6

 

Darlington

4

 

Darlington

3

Dillon

2

 

Dillon

1

 

Dillon

2

 

Dillon

1

Dorchester

3

 

Dorchester

6

 

Dorchester

2

 

Dorchester

2

Edgefield

0

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

0

Fairfield

2

 

Fairfield

2

 

Fairfield

0

 

Fairfield

1

Florence

1

 

Florence

9

 

Florence

8

 

Florence

4

Georgetown

0

 

Georgetown

2

 

Georgetown

4

 

Georgetown

1

Greenville

14

 

Greenville

9

 

Greenville

10

 

Greenville

13

Greenwood

3

 

Greenwood

1

 

Greenwood

2

 

Greenwood

1

Hampton

2

 

Hampton

0

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

0

Horry

7

 

Horry

9

 

Horry

6

 

Horry

11

Jasper

1

 

Jasper

1

 

Jasper

2

 

Jasper

4

Kershaw

2

 

Kershaw

2

 

Kershaw

6

 

Kershaw

2

Lancaster

6

 

Lancaster

1

 

Lancaster

2

 

Lancaster

4

Laurens

3

 

Laurens

7

 

Laurens

12

 

Laurens

3

Lee

0

 

Lee

0

 

Lee

3

 

Lee

2

Lexington

9

 

Lexington

11

 

Lexington

9

 

Lexington

8

McCormick

0

 

McCormick

0

 

McCormick

0

 

McCormick

1

Marion

2

 

Marion

0

 

Marion

3

 

Marion

1

Marlboro

0

 

Marlboro

1

 

Marlboro

0

 

Marlboro

3

Newberry

1

 

Newberry

0

 

Newberry

2

 

Newberry

0

Oconee

2

 

Oconee

3

 

Oconee

1

 

Oconee

5

Orangeburg

4

 

Orangeburg

2

 

Orangeburg

5

 

Orangeburg

8

Pickens

0

 

Pickens

2

 

Pickens

4

 

Pickens

3

Richland

10

 

Richland

7

 

Richland

10

 

Richland

7

Saluda

0

 

Saluda

0

 

Saluda

2

 

Saluda

0

Spartanburg

9

 

Spartanburg

13

 

Spartanburg

5

 

Spartanburg

13

Sumter

8

 

Sumter

3

 

Sumter

4

 

Sumter

4

Union

0

 

Union

0

 

Union

0

 

Union

3

Williamsburg

1

 

Williamsburg

2

 

Williamsburg

5

 

Williamsburg

0

York

10

 

York

6

 

York

4

 

York

12

Total

152

 

Total

155

 

Total

190

 

Total

179

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 133 of the 152 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.