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SCDPS Reports One Killed on South Carolina Roadways August 23, 2019 to August 25, 2019

Mon, 08/26/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of one person killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, August 23, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, August 25, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

1

County roads

0

Seat belt used

0

Seat belt not used

1

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

0

As of August 25, 616 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 670 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 616 people who have died in 2019, 401 had access to seatbelts, and 196 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through August 25, 101 pedestrians have died compared to 105 in 2018; 74 motorcyclists have died compared to 75 in 2018; and 20 bicyclists have died compared to 12 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 25, 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 25

2019*

 

2018*

 

2017

 

2016

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

Abbeville

1

 

Abbeville

3

 

Abbeville

5

 

Abbeville

3

Aiken

20

 

Aiken

14

 

Aiken

22

 

Aiken

25

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

3

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

Anderson

23

 

Anderson

31

 

Anderson

27

 

Anderson

36

Bamberg

1

 

Bamberg

1

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

5

Barnwell

2

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

4

Beaufort

9

 

Beaufort

12

 

Beaufort

19

 

Beaufort

18

Berkeley

21

 

Berkeley

22

 

Berkeley

22

 

Berkeley

26

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

6

 

Calhoun

4

 

Calhoun

5

Charleston

50

 

Charleston

46

 

Charleston

49

 

Charleston

29

Cherokee

10

 

Cherokee

13

 

Cherokee

16

 

Cherokee

4

Chester

7

 

Chester

8

 

Chester

13

 

Chester

10

Chesterfield

7

 

Chesterfield

8

 

Chesterfield

8

 

Chesterfield

7

Clarendon

10

 

Clarendon

11

 

Clarendon

14

 

Clarendon

12

Colleton

7

 

Colleton

12

 

Colleton

12

 

Colleton

8

Darlington

19

 

Darlington

15

 

Darlington

11

 

Darlington

18

Dillon

4

 

Dillon

6

 

Dillon

8

 

Dillon

9

Dorchester

9

 

Dorchester

17

 

Dorchester

8

 

Dorchester

19

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

7

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

1

Fairfield

7

 

Fairfield

6

 

Fairfield

5

 

Fairfield

7

Florence

16

 

Florence

23

 

Florence

21

 

Florence

19

Georgetown

5

 

Georgetown

7

 

Georgetown

11

 

Georgetown

4

Greenville

46

 

Greenville

38

 

Greenville

38

 

Greenville

54

Greenwood

4

 

Greenwood

13

 

Greenwood

8

 

Greenwood

6

Hampton

5

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

3

 

Hampton

1

Horry

57

 

Horry

47

 

Horry

43

 

Horry

48

Jasper

13

 

Jasper

8

 

Jasper

7

 

Jasper

17

Kershaw

9

 

Kershaw

10

 

Kershaw

14

 

Kershaw

11

Lancaster

12

 

Lancaster

6

 

Lancaster

10

 

Lancaster

10

Laurens

11

 

Laurens

22

 

Laurens

24

 

Laurens

10

Lee

0

 

Lee

3

 

Lee

4

 

Lee

4

Lexington

28

 

Lexington

46

 

Lexington

30

 

Lexington

28

McCormick

1

 

McCormick

1

 

McCormick

2

 

McCormick

3

Marion

6

 

Marion

6

 

Marion

7

 

Marion

5

Marlboro

5

 

Marlboro

5

 

Marlboro

5

 

Marlboro

5

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

4

 

Newberry

4

Oconee

10

 

Oconee

11

 

Oconee

9

 

Oconee

8

Orangeburg

26

 

Orangeburg

28

 

Orangeburg

18

 

Orangeburg

20

Pickens

8

 

Pickens

15

 

Pickens

15

 

Pickens

14

Richland

33

 

Richland

34

 

Richland

35

 

Richland

44

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

2

 

Saluda

5

 

Saluda

1

Spartanburg

36

 

Spartanburg

50

 

Spartanburg

33

 

Spartanburg

36

Sumter

17

 

Sumter

11

 

Sumter

14

 

Sumter

11

Union

5

 

Union

1

 

Union

4

 

Union

6

Williamsburg

6

 

Williamsburg

10

 

Williamsburg

10

 

Williamsburg

11

York

36

 

York

24

 

York

13

 

York

26

Total

616

 

Total

670

 

Total

644

 

Total

654

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 513 of the 616 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.