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SCDPS Reports Seven Killed On South Carolina Roadways September 6, 2019 To September 8, 2019

Mon, 09/09/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of seven person killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, September 6, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, September 8, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

1

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

6

County roads

0

Seat belt used

3

Seat belt not used

2

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

2 - 1 pedestrian and 1 bicyclist (no helmet)

As of September 8, 651 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 709 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 651 people who have died in 2019, 423 had access to seatbelts, and 209 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through September 8, 106 pedestrians have died compared to 110 in 2018; 78 motorcyclists have died compared to 79 in 2018; and 22 bicyclists have died compared to 14 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. September 8, 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 September 8

2019*

 

2018*

 

2017

 

2016

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

Abbeville

1

 

Abbeville

3

 

Abbeville

6

 

Abbeville

3

Aiken

21

 

Aiken

16

 

Aiken

23

 

Aiken

27

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

3

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

Anderson

26

 

Anderson

32

 

Anderson

28

 

Anderson

39

Bamberg

1

 

Bamberg

1

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

5

Barnwell

2

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

4

Beaufort

9

 

Beaufort

13

 

Beaufort

19

 

Beaufort

20

Berkeley

21

 

Berkeley

25

 

Berkeley

23

 

Berkeley

28

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

6

 

Calhoun

5

 

Calhoun

5

Charleston

52

 

Charleston

47

 

Charleston

50

 

Charleston

32

Cherokee

12

 

Cherokee

13

 

Cherokee

16

 

Cherokee

4

Chester

7

 

Chester

8

 

Chester

14

 

Chester

12

Chesterfield

8

 

Chesterfield

8

 

Chesterfield

9

 

Chesterfield

7

Clarendon

11

 

Clarendon

13

 

Clarendon

16

 

Clarendon

13

Colleton

8

 

Colleton

13

 

Colleton

12

 

Colleton

10

Darlington

19

 

Darlington

15

 

Darlington

11

 

Darlington

19

Dillon

4

 

Dillon

7

 

Dillon

8

 

Dillon

9

Dorchester

10

 

Dorchester

18

 

Dorchester

9

 

Dorchester

20

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

7

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

1

Fairfield

8

 

Fairfield

7

 

Fairfield

7

 

Fairfield

7

Florence

16

 

Florence

26

 

Florence

22

 

Florence

21

Georgetown

5

 

Georgetown

8

 

Georgetown

12

 

Georgetown

4

Greenville

50

 

Greenville

40

 

Greenville

44

 

Greenville

60

Greenwood

4

 

Greenwood

14

 

Greenwood

8

 

Greenwood

8

Hampton

5

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

3

 

Hampton

1

Horry

59

 

Horry

48

 

Horry

45

 

Horry

50

Jasper

13

 

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

7

 

Jasper

18

Kershaw

10

 

Kershaw

12

 

Kershaw

14

 

Kershaw

11

Lancaster

15

 

Lancaster

8

 

Lancaster

10

 

Lancaster

11

Laurens

12

 

Laurens

23

 

Laurens

24

 

Laurens

11

Lee

0

 

Lee

3

 

Lee

4

 

Lee

4

Lexington

28

 

Lexington

46

 

Lexington

33

 

Lexington

33

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

2

 

Mccormick

3

Marion

7

 

Marion

6

 

Marion

7

 

Marion

6

Marlboro

6

 

Marlboro

5

 

Marlboro

5

 

Marlboro

6

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

4

 

Newberry

4

Oconee

10

 

Oconee

13

 

Oconee

9

 

Oconee

9

Orangeburg

28

 

Orangeburg

31

 

Orangeburg

19

 

Orangeburg

21

Pickens

8

 

Pickens

15

 

Pickens

15

 

Pickens

15

Richland

34

 

Richland

36

 

Richland

35

 

Richland

45

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

2

 

Saluda

5

 

Saluda

1

Spartanburg

37

 

Spartanburg

51

 

Spartanburg

34

 

Spartanburg

38

Sumter

17

 

Sumter

12

 

Sumter

14

 

Sumter

12

Union

5

 

Union

1

 

Union

4

 

Union

6

Williamsburg

6

 

Williamsburg

10

 

Williamsburg

12

 

Williamsburg

11

York

41

 

York

25

 

York

15

 

York

27

Total

651

 

Total

709

 

Total

676

 

Total

703

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 545 of the 651 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.