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SCDPS Reports Four Killed on South Carolina Roadways May 10, 2019 - May 12, 2019

Mon, 05/13/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of four persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, May 10, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, May 12, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

3

County roads

1

Seat belt used

1

Seat belt not used

1

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

2 pedestrians

As of May 12, 320 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 360 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 320 people who have died in 2019, 221 had access to seatbelts, and 107 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through May 12, 58 pedestrians have died compared to 54 in 2018; 23 motorcyclists have died compared to 42 in 2018; and 10 bicyclists have died compared to five 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. May 12, 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 May 12

2019*

 

2018*

 

2017

 

2016

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

Abbeville

1

 

Abbeville

0

 

Abbeville

3

 

Abbeville

3

Aiken

14

 

Aiken

8

 

Aiken

12

 

Aiken

14

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

1

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

1

Anderson

10

 

Anderson

16

 

Anderson

17

 

Anderson

20

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

1

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

3

 

Barnwell

2

Beaufort

3

 

Beaufort

5

 

Beaufort

9

 

Beaufort

10

Berkeley

9

 

Berkeley

12

 

Berkeley

13

 

Berkeley

14

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

1

Charleston

25

 

Charleston

28

 

Charleston

26

 

Charleston

13

Cherokee

7

 

Cherokee

7

 

Cherokee

7

 

Cherokee

1

Chester

2

 

Chester

3

 

Chester

11

 

Chester

7

Chesterfield

3

 

Chesterfield

3

 

Chesterfield

5

 

Chesterfield

3

Clarendon

8

 

Clarendon

3

 

Clarendon

9

 

Clarendon

6

Colleton

4

 

Colleton

10

 

Colleton

8

 

Colleton

5

Darlington

9

 

Darlington

8

 

Darlington

8

 

Darlington

9

Dillon

3

 

Dillon

3

 

Dillon

4

 

Dillon

4

Dorchester

3

 

Dorchester

10

 

Dorchester

6

 

Dorchester

6

Edgefield

1

 

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

1

Fairfield

2

 

Fairfield

4

 

Fairfield

4

 

Fairfield

3

Florence

10

 

Florence

11

 

Florence

10

 

Florence

9

Georgetown

1

 

Georgetown

2

 

Georgetown

8

 

Georgetown

2

Greenville

25

 

Greenville

24

 

Greenville

25

 

Greenville

33

Greenwood

4

 

Greenwood

7

 

Greenwood

6

 

Greenwood

4

Hampton

3

 

Hampton

0

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

0

Horry

20

 

Horry

23

 

Horry

24

 

Horry

24

Jasper

9

 

Jasper

4

 

Jasper

2

 

Jasper

10

Kershaw

3

 

Kershaw

2

 

Kershaw

8

 

Kershaw

4

Lancaster

10

 

Lancaster

1

 

Lancaster

5

 

Lancaster

7

Laurens

7

 

Laurens

11

 

Laurens

17

 

Laurens

5

Lee

0

 

Lee

1

 

Lee

3

 

Lee

3

Lexington

14

 

Lexington

33

 

Lexington

15

 

Lexington

15

McCormick

0

 

McCormick

0

 

McCormick

0

 

McCormick

1

Marion

4

 

Marion

3

 

Marion

5

 

Marion

3

Marlboro

2

 

Marlboro

2

 

Marlboro

2

 

Marlboro

3

Newberry

3

 

Newberry

3

 

Newberry

4

 

Newberry

2

Oconee

4

 

Oconee

4

 

Oconee

6

 

Oconee

6

Orangeburg

14

 

Orangeburg

14

 

Orangeburg

13

 

Orangeburg

12

Pickens

5

 

Pickens

5

 

Pickens

7

 

Pickens

7

Richland

17

 

Richland

22

 

Richland

19

 

Richland

22

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

4

 

Saluda

0

Spartanburg

20

 

Spartanburg

34

 

Spartanburg

13

 

Spartanburg

22

Sumter

12

 

Sumter

8

 

Sumter

8

 

Sumter

7

Union

3

 

Union

0

 

Union

1

 

Union

4

Williamsburg

2

 

Williamsburg

8

 

Williamsburg

5

 

Williamsburg

4

York

18

 

York

10

 

York

7

 

York

15

Total

320

 

Total

360

 

Total

373

 

Total

348

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 273 of the 320 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.