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SCDPS Reports Five Killed On South Carolina Roadways September 27, 2019 To September 29, 2019

Mon, 09/30/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of five persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, September 27, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, September 29, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

1

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

3

County roads

1

Seat belt used

1

Seat belt not used

3

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

1 motorcyclist (no helmet)

As of September 29, 720 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 775 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 720 people who have died in 2019, 460 had access to seatbelts, and 225 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through September 29, 116 pedestrians have died compared to 116 in 2018; 94 motorcyclists have died compared to 87 in 2018; and 21 bicyclists have died compared to 16 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 29, 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 29

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

18

 

Aiken

25

 

Aiken

27

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

3

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

Anderson

29

 

Anderson

35

 

Anderson

31

 

Anderson

47

Bamberg

1

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

5

Barnwell

2

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

6

Beaufort

10

 

Beaufort

14

 

Beaufort

20

 

Beaufort

22

Berkeley

25

 

Berkeley

27

 

Berkeley

23

 

Berkeley

28

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

6

 

Calhoun

6

 

Calhoun

5

Charleston

58

 

Charleston

47

 

Charleston

53

 

Charleston

34

Cherokee

12

 

Cherokee

14

 

Cherokee

17

 

Cherokee

4

Chester

7

 

Chester

8

 

Chester

14

 

Chester

12

Chesterfield

10

 

Chesterfield

8

 

Chesterfield

9

 

Chesterfield

9

Clarendon

11

 

Clarendon

13

 

Clarendon

16

 

Clarendon

15

Colleton

8

 

Colleton

17

 

Colleton

14

 

Colleton

14

Darlington

22

 

Darlington

18

 

Darlington

13

 

Darlington

19

Dillon

4

 

Dillon

7

 

Dillon

8

 

Dillon

10

Dorchester

13

 

Dorchester

19

 

Dorchester

10

 

Dorchester

22

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

8

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

1

Fairfield

8

 

Fairfield

8

 

Fairfield

8

 

Fairfield

7

Florence

19

 

Florence

30

 

Florence

24

 

Florence

21

Georgetown

6

 

Georgetown

10

 

Georgetown

13

 

Georgetown

5

Greenville

54

 

Greenville

46

 

Greenville

49

 

Greenville

61

Greenwood

6

 

Greenwood

16

 

Greenwood

9

 

Greenwood

8

Hampton

6

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

3

 

Hampton

1

Horry

60

 

Horry

51

 

Horry

48

 

Horry

54

Jasper

15

 

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

8

 

Jasper

21

Kershaw

12

 

Kershaw

13

 

Kershaw

14

 

Kershaw

13

Lancaster

16

 

Lancaster

9

 

Lancaster

12

 

Lancaster

13

Laurens

16

 

Laurens

26

 

Laurens

26

 

Laurens

12

Lee

2

 

Lee

5

 

Lee

5

 

Lee

5

Lexington

32

 

Lexington

49

 

Lexington

35

 

Lexington

35

Mccormick

2

 

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

3

 

Mccormick

3

Marion

7

 

Marion

7

 

Marion

7

 

Marion

7

Marlboro

6

 

Marlboro

6

 

Marlboro

5

 

Marlboro

6

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

4

 

Newberry

5

Oconee

11

 

Oconee

14

 

Oconee

12

 

Oconee

9

Orangeburg

30

 

Orangeburg

33

 

Orangeburg

19

 

Orangeburg

22

Pickens

9

 

Pickens

16

 

Pickens

17

 

Pickens

15

Richland

35

 

Richland

38

 

Richland

41

 

Richland

47

Saluda

2

 

Saluda

2

 

Saluda

5

 

Saluda

1

Spartanburg

44

 

Spartanburg

58

 

Spartanburg

36

 

Spartanburg

39

Sumter

19

 

Sumter

12

 

Sumter

15

 

Sumter

12

Union

6

 

Union

2

 

Union

4

 

Union

6

Williamsburg

7

 

Williamsburg

10

 

Williamsburg

13

 

Williamsburg

11

York

42

 

York

28

 

York

20

 

York

29

Total

720

 

Total

775

 

Total

734

 

Total

753

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 604 of the 720 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.