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SCDPS Reports Six Killed On South Carolina Roadways June 28, 2019 To June 30, 2019

Mon, 07/01/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of six persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, June 28, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, June 30, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

6

County roads

0

Seat belt used

0

Seat belt not used

2

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

4 motorcyclists (2 with no helmets and 2 with unknown helmet usage)

As of June 30, 452 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 509 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 452 people who have died in 2019, 296 had access to seatbelts, and 144 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through June 30, 81 pedestrians have died compared to 74 in 2018; 46 motorcyclists have died compared to 56 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 30, 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 30

2019*

 

2018*

 

2017

 

2016

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

Abbeville

1

 

Abbeville

2

 

Abbeville

4

 

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

25

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

2

Barnwell

2

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

3

Beaufort

7

 

Beaufort

6

 

Beaufort

15

 

Beaufort

15

Berkeley

13

 

Berkeley

18

 

Berkeley

18

 

Berkeley

19

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

5

 

Calhoun

3

 

Calhoun

4

Charleston

35

 

Charleston

35

 

Charleston

40

 

Charleston

21

Cherokee

8

 

Cherokee

13

 

Cherokee

9

 

Cherokee

3

Chester

4

 

Chester

6

 

Chester

13

 

Chester

8

Chesterfield

4

 

Chesterfield

5

 

Chesterfield

5

 

Chesterfield

5

Clarendon

8

 

Clarendon

4

 

Clarendon

11

 

Clarendon

10

Colleton

6

 

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

18

 

Florence

14

Georgetown

3

 

Georgetown

5

 

Georgetown

10

 

Georgetown

4

Greenville

36

 

Greenville

31

 

Greenville

31

 

Greenville

39

Greenwood

4

 

Greenwood

9

 

Greenwood

7

 

Greenwood

6

Hampton

4

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

1

Horry

40

 

Horry

34

 

Horry

34

 

Horry

36

Jasper

12

 

Jasper

6

 

Jasper

5

 

Jasper

15

Kershaw

7

 

Kershaw

8

 

Kershaw

9

 

Kershaw

8

Lancaster

12

 

Lancaster

3

 

Lancaster

7

 

Lancaster

10

Laurens

7

 

Laurens

19

 

Laurens

20

 

Laurens

7

Lee

0

 

Lee

1

 

Lee

3

 

Lee

4

Lexington

23

 

Lexington

42

 

Lexington

24

 

Lexington

24

McCormick

1

 

McCormick

1

 

McCormick

2

 

McCormick

2

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

10

 

Oconee

7

 

Oconee

7

Orangeburg

22

 

Orangeburg

20

 

Orangeburg

17

 

Orangeburg

16

Pickens

7

 

Pickens

10

 

Pickens

13

 

Pickens

10

Richland

21

 

Richland

25

 

Richland

27

 

Richland

30

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

5

 

Saluda

0

Spartanburg

25

 

Spartanburg

39

 

Spartanburg

25

 

Spartanburg

27

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

15

 

York

12

 

York

21

Total

452

 

Total

509

 

Total

515

 

Total

487

 NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 387 of the 452 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.