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SCDPS Reports Five Killed On South Carolina Roadways October 11, 2019 To October 13, 2019

Mon, 10/14/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of five persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, October 11, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, October 13, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

1

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

3

County roads

1

Seat belt used

3

Seat belt not used

0

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

2 - 1 pedestrian and 1 motorcyclist (no helmet)

As of October 13, 758 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 822 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 758 people who have died in 2019, 479 had access to seatbelts, and 233 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through October 13, 121 pedestrians have died compared to 123 in 2018; 103 motorcyclists have died compared to 95 in 2018; and 22 bicyclists have died compared to 17 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. October 13, 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 October 13

Abbeville

1

 

Abbeville

3

 

Abbeville

6

 

Abbeville

3

Aiken

23

 

Aiken

19

 

Aiken

26

 

Aiken

29

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

3

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

Anderson

30

 

Anderson

37

 

Anderson

33

 

Anderson

49

Bamberg

1

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

2

 

Bamberg

5

Barnwell

2

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

6

Beaufort

12

 

Beaufort

15

 

Beaufort

22

 

Beaufort

22

Berkeley

26

 

Berkeley

28

 

Berkeley

26

 

Berkeley

29

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

7

 

Calhoun

6

 

Calhoun

7

Charleston

58

 

Charleston

49

 

Charleston

54

 

Charleston

36

Cherokee

12

 

Cherokee

14

 

Cherokee

18

 

Cherokee

4

Chester

8

 

Chester

8

 

Chester

15

 

Chester

12

Chesterfield

12

 

Chesterfield

9

 

Chesterfield

9

 

Chesterfield

9

Clarendon

11

 

Clarendon

13

 

Clarendon

16

 

Clarendon

18

Colleton

8

 

Colleton

19

 

Colleton

15

 

Colleton

15

Darlington

22

 

Darlington

19

 

Darlington

13

 

Darlington

19

Dillon

4

 

Dillon

9

 

Dillon

9

 

Dillon

10

Dorchester

14

 

Dorchester

19

 

Dorchester

10

 

Dorchester

22

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

8

 

Edgefield

2

 

Edgefield

1

Fairfield

8

 

Fairfield

8

 

Fairfield

8

 

Fairfield

7

Florence

22

 

Florence

32

 

Florence

25

 

Florence

22

Georgetown

6

 

Georgetown

10

 

Georgetown

14

 

Georgetown

5

Greenville

55

 

Greenville

51

 

Greenville

55

 

Greenville

64

Greenwood

6

 

Greenwood

16

 

Greenwood

9

 

Greenwood

9

Hampton

6

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

4

 

Hampton

1

Horry

62

 

Horry

55

 

Horry

52

 

Horry

57

Jasper

15

 

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

8

 

Jasper

21

Kershaw

12

 

Kershaw

15

 

Kershaw

15

 

Kershaw

13

Lancaster

16

 

Lancaster

9

 

Lancaster

14

 

Lancaster

13

Laurens

17

 

Laurens

29

 

Laurens

26

 

Laurens

12

Lee

2

 

Lee

6

 

Lee

5

 

Lee

5

Lexington

37

 

Lexington

53

 

Lexington

38

 

Lexington

37

Mccormick

4

 

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

3

 

Mccormick

3

Marion

9

 

Marion

7

 

Marion

7

 

Marion

7

Marlboro

6

 

Marlboro

6

 

Marlboro

5

 

Marlboro

8

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

5

 

Newberry

6

Oconee

13

 

Oconee

14

 

Oconee

14

 

Oconee

10

Orangeburg

33

 

Orangeburg

34

 

Orangeburg

20

 

Orangeburg

22

Pickens

10

 

Pickens

16

 

Pickens

18

 

Pickens

16

Richland

35

 

Richland

40

 

Richland

42

 

Richland

52

Saluda

2

 

Saluda

2

 

Saluda

5

 

Saluda

1

Spartanburg

50

 

Spartanburg

62

 

Spartanburg

39

 

Spartanburg

41

Sumter

19

 

Sumter

14

 

Sumter

15

 

Sumter

12

Union

6

 

Union

2

 

Union

5

 

Union

6

Williamsburg

7

 

Williamsburg

11

 

Williamsburg

14

 

Williamsburg

11

York

43

 

York

30

 

York

21

 

York

30

Total

758

 

Total

822

 

Total

778

 

Total

789

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2018*

 

2017

 

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