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SCDPS Reports Seven Killed On South Carolina Roadways June 21, 2019 To June 23, 2019

Mon, 06/24/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of seven persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, June 21, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, June 23, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

6

County roads

1

Seat belt used

3

Seat belt not used

1

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

3 - 2 pedestrians and 1 bicyclist (no helmet)

As of June 23, 438 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 494 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 438 people who have died in 2019, 292 had access to seatbelts, and 143 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through June 23, 80 pedestrians have died compared to 71 in 2018; 39 motorcyclists have died compared to 55 in 2018; and 13 bicyclists have died compared to nine 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 23, 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 23

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

12

 

Aiken

14

 

Aiken

17

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

1

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

1

Anderson

17

 

Anderson

24

 

Anderson

22

 

Anderson

23

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

2

Barnwell

2

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

3

Beaufort

7

 

Beaufort

6

 

Beaufort

15

 

Beaufort

14

Berkeley

12

 

Berkeley

17

 

Berkeley

18

 

Berkeley

17

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

5

 

Calhoun

3

 

Calhoun

4

Charleston

35

 

Charleston

34

 

Charleston

38

 

Charleston

19

Cherokee

8

 

Cherokee

12

 

Cherokee

8

 

Cherokee

3

Chester

4

 

Chester

6

 

Chester

13

 

Chester

8

Chesterfield

4

 

Chesterfield

5

 

Chesterfield

5

 

Chesterfield

5

Clarendon

8

 

Clarendon

4

 

Clarendon

10

 

Clarendon

10

Colleton

5

 

Colleton

10

 

Colleton

8

 

Colleton

7

Darlington

15

 

Darlington

11

 

Darlington

11

 

Darlington

13

Dillon

3

 

Dillon

4

 

Dillon

7

 

Dillon

4

Dorchester

5

 

Dorchester

13

 

Dorchester

7

 

Dorchester

13

Edgefield

1

 

Edgefield

5

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

1

Fairfield

4

 

Fairfield

4

 

Fairfield

5

 

Fairfield

5

Florence

12

 

Florence

19

 

Florence

17

 

Florence

14

Georgetown

3

 

Georgetown

4

 

Georgetown

10

 

Georgetown

4

Greenville

36

 

Greenville

31

 

Greenville

31

 

Greenville

38

Greenwood

4

 

Greenwood

9

 

Greenwood

6

 

Greenwood

6

Hampton

4

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

0

Horry

35

 

Horry

33

 

Horry

32

 

Horry

32

Jasper

11

 

Jasper

6

 

Jasper

5

 

Jasper

15

Kershaw

7

 

Kershaw

6

 

Kershaw

9

 

Kershaw

8

Lancaster

12

 

Lancaster

2

 

Lancaster

7

 

Lancaster

10

Laurens

7

 

Laurens

19

 

Laurens

20

 

Laurens

5

Lee

0

 

Lee

1

 

Lee

3

 

Lee

4

Lexington

21

 

Lexington

41

 

Lexington

22

 

Lexington

23

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

0

 

Mccormick

2

 

Mccormick

1

Marion

5

 

Marion

3

 

Marion

5

 

Marion

4

Marlboro

3

 

Marlboro

3

 

Marlboro

2

 

Marlboro

3

Newberry

3

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

4

 

Newberry

2

Oconee

5

 

Oconee

9

 

Oconee

7

 

Oconee

7

Orangeburg

18

 

Orangeburg

19

 

Orangeburg

16

 

Orangeburg

15

Pickens

7

 

Pickens

10

 

Pickens

10

 

Pickens

10

Richland

21

 

Richland

24

 

Richland

25

 

Richland

30

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

5

 

Saluda

0

Spartanburg

25

 

Spartanburg

38

 

Spartanburg

23

 

Spartanburg

26

Sumter

15

 

Sumter

11

 

Sumter

12

 

Sumter

7

Union

5

 

Union

0

 

Union

2

 

Union

4

Williamsburg

4

 

Williamsburg

8

 

Williamsburg

7

 

Williamsburg

7

York

23

 

York

14

 

York

9

 

York

21

Total

438

 

Total

494

 

Total

493

 

Total

468

 


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