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SCDPS Reports Seven Killed On South Carolina Roadways June 14, 2019 To June 16, 2019

Mon, 06/17/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of seven persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, June 14, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, June 16, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

7

County roads

0

Seat belt used

2

Seat belt not used

1

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

4 - 3 Pedestrians and 1 motorcyclist, no helmet

As of June 16, 420 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 465 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 420 people who have died in 2019, 283 had access to seatbelts, and 137 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through June 16, 76 pedestrians have died compared to 65 in 2018; 35 motorcyclists have died compared to 53 in 2018; and 12 bicyclists have died compared to eight 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. June 16, 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 June 16

2019*

 

2018*

 

2017

 

2016

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

Abbeville

1

 

Abbeville

2

 

Abbeville

3

 

Abbeville

3

Aiken

15

 

Aiken

11

 

Aiken

13

 

Aiken

17

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

1

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

1

Anderson

14

 

Anderson

24

 

Anderson

22

 

Anderson

23

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

1

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

5

 

Barnwell

3

Beaufort

7

 

Beaufort

5

 

Beaufort

15

 

Beaufort

13

Berkeley

12

 

Berkeley

16

 

Berkeley

18

 

Berkeley

16

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

5

 

Calhoun

3

 

Calhoun

4

Charleston

35

 

Charleston

31

 

Charleston

36

 

Charleston

18

Cherokee

8

 

Cherokee

12

 

Cherokee

8

 

Cherokee

3

Chester

3

 

Chester

5

 

Chester

13

 

Chester

8

Chesterfield

4

 

Chesterfield

4

 

Chesterfield

5

 

Chesterfield

4

Clarendon

8

 

Clarendon

3

 

Clarendon

10

 

Clarendon

9

Colleton

5

 

Colleton

10

 

Colleton

8

 

Colleton

5

Darlington

14

 

Darlington

11

 

Darlington

11

 

Darlington

13

Dillon

3

 

Dillon

4

 

Dillon

7

 

Dillon

4

Dorchester

5

 

Dorchester

11

 

Dorchester

7

 

Dorchester

13

Edgefield

1

 

Edgefield

5

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

1

Fairfield

4

 

Fairfield

4

 

Fairfield

5

 

Fairfield

4

Florence

11

 

Florence

17

 

Florence

16

 

Florence

13

Georgetown

1

 

Georgetown

4

 

Georgetown

10

 

Georgetown

4

Greenville

34

 

Greenville

30

 

Greenville

30

 

Greenville

38

Greenwood

4

 

Greenwood

9

 

Greenwood

6

 

Greenwood

5

Hampton

4

 

Hampton

0

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

0

Horry

35

 

Horry

31

 

Horry

32

 

Horry

31

Jasper

11

 

Jasper

6

 

Jasper

5

 

Jasper

15

Kershaw

6

 

Kershaw

6

 

Kershaw

9

 

Kershaw

8

Lancaster

11

 

Lancaster

2

 

Lancaster

6

 

Lancaster

10

Laurens

7

 

Laurens

18

 

Laurens

20

 

Laurens

5

Lee

0

 

Lee

1

 

Lee

3

 

Lee

4

Lexington

21

 

Lexington

39

 

Lexington

19

 

Lexington

20

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

0

 

Mccormick

2

 

Mccormick

1

Marion

5

 

Marion

3

 

Marion

5

 

Marion

3

Marlboro

3

 

Marlboro

3

 

Marlboro

2

 

Marlboro

3

Newberry

3

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

4

 

Newberry

2

Oconee

5

 

Oconee

8

 

Oconee

7

 

Oconee

7

Orangeburg

17

 

Orangeburg

17

 

Orangeburg

16

 

Orangeburg

15

Pickens

7

 

Pickens

8

 

Pickens

8

 

Pickens

10

Richland

20

 

Richland

23

 

Richland

25

 

Richland

30

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

5

 

Saluda

0

Spartanburg

25

 

Spartanburg

37

 

Spartanburg

22

 

Spartanburg

26

Sumter

14

 

Sumter

10

 

Sumter

11

 

Sumter

7

Union

5

 

Union

0

 

Union

2

 

Union

4

Williamsburg

4

 

Williamsburg

8

 

Williamsburg

7

 

Williamsburg

7

York

21

 

York

13

 

York

8

 

York

19

Total

420

 

Total

465

 

Total

478

 

Total

450

 


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