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SCDPS Reports Six Killed On South Carolina Roadways March 29, 2019 To March 31, 2019

Mon, 04/01/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of six persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, March 29, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, March 31, 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

1

Seat belt not applicable

1 pedestrian

As of March 31, 209 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 217 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 209 people who have died in 2019, 141 had access to seatbelts, and 66 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through March 31, 40 pedestrians have died compared to 35 in 2018; 14 motorcyclists have died compared to 18 in 2018; and eight bicyclists have died compared to three 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 31, 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 31

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

8

 

Aiken

7

 

Aiken

10

 

Aiken

9

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

0

 

Allendale

1

 

Allendale

1

Anderson

9

 

Anderson

8

 

Anderson

10

 

Anderson

14

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

1

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

3

 

Barnwell

2

Beaufort

3

 

Beaufort

3

 

Beaufort

6

 

Beaufort

8

Berkeley

6

 

Berkeley

9

 

Berkeley

7

 

Berkeley

9

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

0

 

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

1

Charleston

12

 

Charleston

21

 

Charleston

17

 

Charleston

9

Cherokee

3

 

Cherokee

6

 

Cherokee

7

 

Cherokee

1

Chester

1

 

Chester

2

 

Chester

9

 

Chester

7

Chesterfield

3

 

Chesterfield

2

 

Chesterfield

3

 

Chesterfield

2

Clarendon

6

 

Clarendon

2

 

Clarendon

6

 

Clarendon

4

Colleton

2

 

Colleton

8

 

Colleton

6

 

Colleton

4

Darlington

7

 

Darlington

6

 

Darlington

6

 

Darlington

7

Dillon

2

 

Dillon

1

 

Dillon

3

 

Dillon

3

Dorchester

3

 

Dorchester

7

 

Dorchester

5

 

Dorchester

2

Edgefield

0

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

0

Fairfield

2

 

Fairfield

2

 

Fairfield

0

 

Fairfield

2

Florence

6

 

Florence

10

 

Florence

8

 

Florence

8

Georgetown

1

 

Georgetown

2

 

Georgetown

4

 

Georgetown

1

Greenville

15

 

Greenville

12

 

Greenville

12

 

Greenville

19

Greenwood

3

 

Greenwood

1

 

Greenwood

2

 

Greenwood

1

Hampton

3

 

Hampton

0

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

0

Horry

14

 

Horry

12

 

Horry

7

 

Horry

17

Jasper

5

 

Jasper

1

 

Jasper

2

 

Jasper

8

Kershaw

2

 

Kershaw

2

 

Kershaw

6

 

Kershaw

2

Lancaster

8

 

Lancaster

1

 

Lancaster

3

 

Lancaster

4

Laurens

5

 

Laurens

9

 

Laurens

14

 

Laurens

3

Lee

0

 

Lee

0

 

Lee

3

 

Lee

2

Lexington

9

 

Lexington

16

 

Lexington

12

 

Lexington

11

Mccormick

0

 

Mccormick

0

 

Mccormick

0

 

Mccormick

1

Marion

3

 

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

3

 

Oconee

5

Orangeburg

8

 

Orangeburg

6

 

Orangeburg

7

 

Orangeburg

8

Pickens

1

 

Pickens

3

 

Pickens

5

 

Pickens

3

Richland

13

 

Richland

15

 

Richland

15

 

Richland

14

Saluda

0

 

Saluda

0

 

Saluda

2

 

Saluda

0

Spartanburg

13

 

Spartanburg

19

 

Spartanburg

7

 

Spartanburg

16

Sumter

9

 

Sumter

3

 

Sumter

6

 

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

209

 

Total

217

 

Total

244

 

Total

238

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 179 of the 209 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.