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SCDPS Reports Seven Killed on South Carolina Roadways July 12, 2019 to July 14, 2019

Mon, 07/15/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of seven persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, July 12, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, July 14, 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

3

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

2 motorcyclists (1 with no helmet and 1 with helmet )

As of July 14, 500 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 535 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 500 people who have died in 2019, 329 had access to seatbelts, and 164 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through July 14, 86 pedestrians have died compared to 81 in 2018; 52 motorcyclists have died compared to 58 in 2018; and 16 bicyclists have died compared to 10 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. July 14, 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 July 14

2019*

 

2018*

 

2017

 

2016

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

Abbeville

1

 

Abbeville

2

 

Abbeville

5

 

Abbeville

3

Aiken

18

 

Aiken

12

 

Aiken

21

 

Aiken

18

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

1

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

Anderson

18

 

Anderson

25

 

Anderson

23

 

Anderson

28

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

1

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

2

Barnwell

2

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

3

Beaufort

8

 

Beaufort

6

 

Beaufort

15

 

Beaufort

16

Berkeley

14

 

Berkeley

18

 

Berkeley

18

 

Berkeley

20

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

5

 

Calhoun

3

 

Calhoun

4

Charleston

39

 

Charleston

39

 

Charleston

44

 

Charleston

22

Cherokee

10

 

Cherokee

13

 

Cherokee

11

 

Cherokee

3

Chester

4

 

Chester

7

 

Chester

13

 

Chester

8

Chesterfield

5

 

Chesterfield

5

 

Chesterfield

7

 

Chesterfield

5

Clarendon

8

 

Clarendon

6

 

Clarendon

12

 

Clarendon

10

Colleton

6

 

Colleton

10

 

Colleton

9

 

Colleton

7

Darlington

17

 

Darlington

11

 

Darlington

11

 

Darlington

15

Dillon

3

 

Dillon

4

 

Dillon

7

 

Dillon

5

Dorchester

6

 

Dorchester

13

 

Dorchester

7

 

Dorchester

15

Edgefield

1

 

Edgefield

5

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

1

Fairfield

4

 

Fairfield

6

 

Fairfield

5

 

Fairfield

5

Florence

12

 

Florence

22

 

Florence

20

 

Florence

14

Georgetown

3

 

Georgetown

6

 

Georgetown

10

 

Georgetown

4

Greenville

40

 

Greenville

32

 

Greenville

32

 

Greenville

42

Greenwood

4

 

Greenwood

10

 

Greenwood

7

 

Greenwood

6

Hampton

4

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

2

 

Hampton

1

Horry

47

 

Horry

36

 

Horry

37

 

Horry

42

Jasper

12

 

Jasper

6

 

Jasper

5

 

Jasper

16

Kershaw

7

 

Kershaw

8

 

Kershaw

9

 

Kershaw

9

Lancaster

12

 

Lancaster

3

 

Lancaster

7

 

Lancaster

10

Laurens

10

 

Laurens

19

 

Laurens

20

 

Laurens

7

Lee

0

 

Lee

1

 

Lee

3

 

Lee

4

Lexington

24

 

Lexington

44

 

Lexington

24

 

Lexington

24

McCormick

1

 

McCormick

1

 

McCormick

2

 

McCormick

3

Marion

5

 

Marion

3

 

Marion

5

 

Marion

4

Marlboro

3

 

Marlboro

3

 

Marlboro

2

 

Marlboro

3

Newberry

5

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

4

 

Newberry

2

Oconee

5

 

Oconee

10

 

Oconee

8

 

Oconee

7

Orangeburg

23

 

Orangeburg

21

 

Orangeburg

17

 

Orangeburg

16

Pickens

8

 

Pickens

11

 

Pickens

13

 

Pickens

10

Richland

24

 

Richland

26

 

Richland

31

 

Richland

34

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

5

 

Saluda

0

Spartanburg

27

 

Spartanburg

40

 

Spartanburg

27

 

Spartanburg

30

Sumter

16

 

Sumter

11

 

Sumter

12

 

Sumter

7

Union

5

 

Union

0

 

Union

3

 

Union

5

Williamsburg

5

 

Williamsburg

8

 

Williamsburg

9

 

Williamsburg

10

York

29

 

York

16

 

York

12

 

York

22

Total

500

 

Total

535

 

Total

551

 

Total

524

 NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 415 of the 500 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.