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SCDPS Reports Five Killed On South Carolina Roadways September 20, 2019 To September 22, 2019

Mon, 09/23/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of five persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, September 20, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, September 22, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

4

County roads

1

Seat belt used

1

Seat belt not used

2

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

2 pedestrians

As of September 22, 690 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 751 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 690 people who have died in 2019, 445 had access to seatbelts, and 216 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through September 22, 111 pedestrians have died compared to 115 in 2018; 87 motorcyclists have died compared to 82 in 2018; and 22 bicyclists have died compared to 15 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 22, 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 22

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

22

 

Aiken

17

 

Aiken

24

 

Aiken

27

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

3

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

Anderson

27

 

Anderson

35

 

Anderson

29

 

Anderson

41

Bamberg

1

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

5

Barnwell

2

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

5

Beaufort

9

 

Beaufort

13

 

Beaufort

20

 

Beaufort

22

Berkeley

23

 

Berkeley

26

 

Berkeley

23

 

Berkeley

28

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

6

 

Calhoun

6

 

Calhoun

5

Charleston

58

 

Charleston

47

 

Charleston

53

 

Charleston

33

Cherokee

11

 

Cherokee

13

 

Cherokee

17

 

Cherokee

4

Chester

7

 

Chester

8

 

Chester

14

 

Chester

12

Chesterfield

9

 

Chesterfield

8

 

Chesterfield

9

 

Chesterfield

9

Clarendon

11

 

Clarendon

13

 

Clarendon

16

 

Clarendon

13

Colleton

8

 

Colleton

15

 

Colleton

13

 

Colleton

13

Darlington

20

 

Darlington

16

 

Darlington

12

 

Darlington

19

Dillon

4

 

Dillon

7

 

Dillon

8

 

Dillon

9

Dorchester

13

 

Dorchester

18

 

Dorchester

10

 

Dorchester

21

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

7

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

1

Fairfield

8

 

Fairfield

8

 

Fairfield

8

 

Fairfield

7

Florence

17

 

Florence

27

 

Florence

23

 

Florence

21

Georgetown

6

 

Georgetown

9

 

Georgetown

12

 

Georgetown

4

Greenville

53

 

Greenville

44

 

Greenville

48

 

Greenville

61

Greenwood

6

 

Greenwood

15

 

Greenwood

9

 

Greenwood

8

Hampton

6

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

3

 

Hampton

1

Horry

59

 

Horry

50

 

Horry

48

 

Horry

51

Jasper

15

 

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

8

 

Jasper

21

Kershaw

12

 

Kershaw

13

 

Kershaw

14

 

Kershaw

11

Lancaster

15

 

Lancaster

8

 

Lancaster

11

 

Lancaster

13

Laurens

15

 

Laurens

24

 

Laurens

25

 

Laurens

11

Lee

2

 

Lee

5

 

Lee

4

 

Lee

4

Lexington

29

 

Lexington

49

 

Lexington

34

 

Lexington

33

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

3

 

Mccormick

3

Marion

7

 

Marion

7

 

Marion

7

 

Marion

6

Marlboro

6

 

Marlboro

6

 

Marlboro

5

 

Marlboro

6

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

4

 

Newberry

4

Oconee

10

 

Oconee

13

 

Oconee

9

 

Oconee

9

Orangeburg

28

 

Orangeburg

33

 

Orangeburg

19

 

Orangeburg

21

Pickens

9

 

Pickens

15

 

Pickens

16

 

Pickens

15

Richland

35

 

Richland

38

 

Richland

39

 

Richland

47

Saluda

1

 

Saluda

2

 

Saluda

5

 

Saluda

1

Spartanburg

41

 

Spartanburg

57

 

Spartanburg

34

 

Spartanburg

39

Sumter

18

 

Sumter

12

 

Sumter

15

 

Sumter

12

Union

5

 

Union

2

 

Union

4

 

Union

6

Williamsburg

6

 

Williamsburg

10

 

Williamsburg

13

 

Williamsburg

11

York

41

 

York

28

 

York

19

 

York

29

Total

690

 

Total

751

 

Total

713

 

Total

727

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 576 of the 690 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.