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SCDPS Reports Six Killed On South Carolina Roadways August 9, 2019, To August 11, 2019

Mon, 08/12/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of six persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, August 9, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, August 11, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

3

County roads

3

Seat belt used

2

Seat belt not used

1

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

3 - 2 pedestrians and 1 moped (no helmet)

As of August 11, 579 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 626 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 579 people who have died in 2019, 381 had access to seatbelts, and 189 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through August 11, 93 pedestrians have died compared to 99 in 2018; 68 motorcyclists have died compared to 69 in 2018; and 19 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. August 11, 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 August 11

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

19

 

Aiken

14

 

Aiken

22

 

Aiken

24

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

3

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

Anderson

21

 

Anderson

28

 

Anderson

26

 

Anderson

32

Bamberg

1

 

Bamberg

1

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

5

Barnwell

2

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

3

Beaufort

9

 

Beaufort

11

 

Beaufort

17

 

Beaufort

16

Berkeley

18

 

Berkeley

22

 

Berkeley

21

 

Berkeley

24

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

6

 

Calhoun

4

 

Calhoun

5

Charleston

42

 

Charleston

42

 

Charleston

49

 

Charleston

25

Cherokee

10

 

Cherokee

13

 

Cherokee

14

 

Cherokee

3

Chester

6

 

Chester

7

 

Chester

13

 

Chester

9

Chesterfield

6

 

Chesterfield

7

 

Chesterfield

8

 

Chesterfield

6

Clarendon

9

 

Clarendon

11

 

Clarendon

13

 

Clarendon

11

Colleton

7

 

Colleton

12

 

Colleton

10

 

Colleton

7

Darlington

19

 

Darlington

15

 

Darlington

11

 

Darlington

18

Dillon

4

 

Dillon

4

 

Dillon

8

 

Dillon

8

Dorchester

8

 

Dorchester

16

 

Dorchester

8

 

Dorchester

19

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

6

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

1

Fairfield

7

 

Fairfield

6

 

Fairfield

5

 

Fairfield

7

Florence

15

 

Florence

22

 

Florence

20

 

Florence

18

Georgetown

4

 

Georgetown

7

 

Georgetown

11

 

Georgetown

4

Greenville

44

 

Greenville

36

 

Greenville

35

 

Greenville

51

Greenwood

4

 

Greenwood

12

 

Greenwood

8

 

Greenwood

6

Hampton

5

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

3

 

Hampton

1

Horry

55

 

Horry

43

 

Horry

40

 

Horry

46

Jasper

12

 

Jasper

8

 

Jasper

5

 

Jasper

16

Kershaw

9

 

Kershaw

9

 

Kershaw

12

 

Kershaw

11

Lancaster

12

 

Lancaster

4

 

Lancaster

8

 

Lancaster

10

Laurens

10

 

Laurens

21

 

Laurens

21

 

Laurens

10

Lee

0

 

Lee

2

 

Lee

3

 

Lee

4

Lexington

27

 

Lexington

46

 

Lexington

27

 

Lexington

27

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

2

 

Mccormick

3

Marion

5

 

Marion

5

 

Marion

7

 

Marion

5

Marlboro

3

 

Marlboro

4

 

Marlboro

3

 

Marlboro

5

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

4

 

Newberry

3

Oconee

9

 

Oconee

11

 

Oconee

9

 

Oconee

8

Orangeburg

24

 

Orangeburg

27

 

Orangeburg

18

 

Orangeburg

19

Pickens

8

 

Pickens

12

 

Pickens

15

 

Pickens

13

Richland

32

 

Richland

31

 

Richland

34

 

Richland

41

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

2

 

Saluda

5

 

Saluda

0

Spartanburg

33

 

Spartanburg

48

 

Spartanburg

31

 

Spartanburg

35

Sumter

17

 

Sumter

11

 

Sumter

14

 

Sumter

10

Union

5

 

Union

0

 

Union

4

 

Union

6

Williamsburg

6

 

Williamsburg

10

 

Williamsburg

9

 

Williamsburg

10

York

36

 

York

20

 

York

12

 

York

25

Total

579

 

Total

626

 

Total

608

 

Total

615

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 483 of the 579 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.