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SCDPS Reports 13 Killed On South Carolina Roadways July 26, 2019 To July 28, 2019

Mon, 07/29/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of 13 persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, July 26, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, July 28, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

13

County roads

0

Seat belt used

3

Seat belt not used

6

Seat belt unknown

1

Seat belt not applicable

3 motorcyclists (no helmets)

As of July 28, 544 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 570 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 544 people who have died in 2019, 361 had access to seatbelts, and 180 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through July 28, 91 pedestrians have died compared to 88 in 2018; 59 motorcyclists have died compared to 62 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 28, 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 28

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

13

 

Aiken

21

 

Aiken

19

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

1

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

Anderson

20

 

Anderson

26

 

Anderson

25

 

Anderson

29

Bamberg

1

 

Bamberg

1

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

4

Barnwell

2

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

3

Beaufort

8

 

Beaufort

8

 

Beaufort

17

 

Beaufort

16

Berkeley

18

 

Berkeley

22

 

Berkeley

21

 

Berkeley

21

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

5

 

Calhoun

3

 

Calhoun

4

Charleston

40

 

Charleston

40

 

Charleston

47

 

Charleston

23

Cherokee

10

 

Cherokee

13

 

Cherokee

12

 

Cherokee

3

Chester

4

 

Chester

7

 

Chester

13

 

Chester

9

Chesterfield

6

 

Chesterfield

6

 

Chesterfield

8

 

Chesterfield

5

Clarendon

9

 

Clarendon

8

 

Clarendon

12

 

Clarendon

11

Colleton

6

 

Colleton

10

 

Colleton

10

 

Colleton

7

Darlington

18

 

Darlington

12

 

Darlington

11

 

Darlington

16

Dillon

3

 

Dillon

4

 

Dillon

8

 

Dillon

5

Dorchester

6

 

Dorchester

14

 

Dorchester

7

 

Dorchester

19

Edgefield

1

 

Edgefield

5

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

1

Fairfield

7

 

Fairfield

6

 

Fairfield

5

 

Fairfield

5

Florence

14

 

Florence

22

 

Florence

20

 

Florence

17

Georgetown

4

 

Georgetown

6

 

Georgetown

10

 

Georgetown

4

Greenville

42

 

Greenville

32

 

Greenville

34

 

Greenville

48

Greenwood

4

 

Greenwood

11

 

Greenwood

7

 

Greenwood

6

Hampton

5

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

3

 

Hampton

1

Horry

53

 

Horry

37

 

Horry

39

 

Horry

43

Jasper

12

 

Jasper

7

 

Jasper

5

 

Jasper

16

Kershaw

8

 

Kershaw

9

 

Kershaw

11

 

Kershaw

11

Lancaster

12

 

Lancaster

3

 

Lancaster

8

 

Lancaster

10

Laurens

10

 

Laurens

20

 

Laurens

20

 

Laurens

8

Lee

0

 

Lee

1

 

Lee

3

 

Lee

4

Lexington

26

 

Lexington

45

 

Lexington

25

 

Lexington

24

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

2

 

Mccormick

3

Marion

5

 

Marion

4

 

Marion

7

 

Marion

4

Marlboro

3

 

Marlboro

4

 

Marlboro

3

 

Marlboro

5

Newberry

5

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

4

 

Newberry

3

Oconee

7

 

Oconee

11

 

Oconee

9

 

Oconee

7

Orangeburg

24

 

Orangeburg

24

 

Orangeburg

17

 

Orangeburg

18

Pickens

8

 

Pickens

11

 

Pickens

13

 

Pickens

11

Richland

27

 

Richland

27

 

Richland

32

 

Richland

36

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

5

 

Saluda

0

Spartanburg

31

 

Spartanburg

44

 

Spartanburg

29

 

Spartanburg

32

Sumter

16

 

Sumter

11

 

Sumter

14

 

Sumter

8

Union

5

 

Union

0

 

Union

4

 

Union

6

Williamsburg

6

 

Williamsburg

9

 

Williamsburg

9

 

Williamsburg

10

York

33

 

York

19

 

York

12

 

York

25

TOTAL

544

 

TOTAL

570

 

TOTAL

584

 

Total

565

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 453 of the 544 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.