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SCDPS Reports Two Killed On South Carolina Roadways March 22, 2019 To March 24, 2019

Mon, 03/25/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of two persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, March 22, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, March 24, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

2

County roads

0

Seat belt used

0

Seat belt not used

0

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

2 pedestrians

As of March 24, 188 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 197 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 188 people who have died in 2019, 127 had access to seatbelts, and 58 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through March 24, 37 pedestrians have died compared to 31 in 2018; 11 motorcyclists have died compared to 17 in 2018; and seven 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 24, 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 24

2019*

 

2018*

 

2017

 

2016

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

Abbeville

1

 

Abbeville

0

 

Abbeville

1

 

Abbeville

3

Aiken

7

 

Aiken

6

 

Aiken

9

 

Aiken

8

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

0

 

Allendale

1

 

Allendale

1

Anderson

9

 

Anderson

7

 

Anderson

10

 

Anderson

13

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

1

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

3

 

Barnwell

1

Beaufort

3

 

Beaufort

1

 

Beaufort

6

 

Beaufort

7

Berkeley

6

 

Berkeley

9

 

Berkeley

7

 

Berkeley

9

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

0

 

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

1

Charleston

12

 

Charleston

17

 

Charleston

16

 

Charleston

9

Cherokee

2

 

Cherokee

6

 

Cherokee

7

 

Cherokee

1

Chester

1

 

Chester

2

 

Chester

6

 

Chester

7

Chesterfield

3

 

Chesterfield

2

 

Chesterfield

2

 

Chesterfield

2

Clarendon

6

 

Clarendon

2

 

Clarendon

6

 

Clarendon

4

Colleton

1

 

Colleton

7

 

Colleton

6

 

Colleton

4

Darlington

5

 

Darlington

6

 

Darlington

4

 

Darlington

7

Dillon

2

 

Dillon

1

 

Dillon

3

 

Dillon

1

Dorchester

3

 

Dorchester

7

 

Dorchester

4

 

Dorchester

2

Edgefield

0

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

0

Fairfield

2

 

Fairfield

2

 

Fairfield

0

 

Fairfield

2

Florence

4

 

Florence

10

 

Florence

8

 

Florence

8

Georgetown

0

 

Georgetown

2

 

Georgetown

4

 

Georgetown

1

Greenville

15

 

Greenville

11

 

Greenville

12

 

Greenville

16

Greenwood

3

 

Greenwood

1

 

Greenwood

2

 

Greenwood

1

Hampton

3

 

Hampton

0

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

0

Horry

11

 

Horry

12

 

Horry

6

 

Horry

16

Jasper

4

 

Jasper

1

 

Jasper

2

 

Jasper

6

Kershaw

2

 

Kershaw

2

 

Kershaw

6

 

Kershaw

2

Lancaster

6

 

Lancaster

1

 

Lancaster

2

 

Lancaster

4

Laurens

3

 

Laurens

8

 

Laurens

13

 

Laurens

3

Lee

0

 

Lee

0

 

Lee

3

 

Lee

2

Lexington

9

 

Lexington

15

 

Lexington

11

 

Lexington

11

McCormick

0

 

McCormick

0

 

McCormick

0

 

McCormick

1

Marion

2

 

Marion

1

 

Marion

5

 

Marion

1

Marlboro

0

 

Marlboro

1

 

Marlboro

0

 

Marlboro

3

Newberry

2

 

Newberry

0

 

Newberry

3

 

Newberry

0

Oconee

3

 

Oconee

3

 

Oconee

2

 

Oconee

5

Orangeburg

7

 

Orangeburg

5

 

Orangeburg

7

 

Orangeburg

8

Pickens

1

 

Pickens

2

 

Pickens

5

 

Pickens

3

Richland

11

 

Richland

11

 

Richland

13

 

Richland

11

Saluda

0

 

Saluda

0

 

Saluda

2

 

Saluda

0

Spartanburg

13

 

Spartanburg

17

 

Spartanburg

5

 

Spartanburg

15

Sumter

8

 

Sumter

3

 

Sumter

5

 

Sumter

4

Union

0

 

Union

0

 

Union

1

 

Union

3

Williamsburg

2

 

Williamsburg

5

 

Williamsburg

5

 

Williamsburg

2

York

11

 

York

8

 

York

5

 

York

13

Total

188

 

Total

197

 

Total

225

 

Total

222

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 162 of the 188 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.