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SCDPS Reports Eight Killed On South Carolina Roadways November 8- 10, 2019

Tue, 11/12/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of eight persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, November 8, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, November 10, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

5

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

3

County roads

0

Seat belt used

5

Seat belt not used

2

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

1 motorcyclist (no helmet)

As of November 10, 836 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 903 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 836 people who have died in 2019, 530 had access to seatbelts, and 252 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through November 10, 135 pedestrians have died compared to 140 in 2018; 113 motorcyclists have died compared to 104 in 2018; and 24 bicyclists have died compared to 19 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. November 10, 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 November 10

2019*

 

2018*

 

2017

 

2016

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

Abbeville

1

 

Abbeville

3

 

Abbeville

7

 

Abbeville

4

Aiken

27

 

Aiken

21

 

Aiken

30

 

Aiken

31

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

3

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

Anderson

31

 

Anderson

40

 

Anderson

37

 

Anderson

53

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

3

 

Bamberg

4

 

Bamberg

5

Barnwell

2

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

6

Beaufort

15

 

Beaufort

17

 

Beaufort

25

 

Beaufort

24

Berkeley

27

 

Berkeley

29

 

Berkeley

29

 

Berkeley

33

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

7

 

Calhoun

7

 

Calhoun

8

Charleston

62

 

Charleston

58

 

Charleston

62

 

Charleston

42

Cherokee

13

 

Cherokee

16

 

Cherokee

18

 

Cherokee

4

Chester

8

 

Chester

8

 

Chester

15

 

Chester

17

Chesterfield

13

 

Chesterfield

11

 

Chesterfield

9

 

Chesterfield

9

Clarendon

11

 

Clarendon

14

 

Clarendon

16

 

Clarendon

18

Colleton

11

 

Colleton

20

 

Colleton

17

 

Colleton

18

Darlington

23

 

Darlington

19

 

Darlington

13

 

Darlington

21

Dillon

7

 

Dillon

10

 

Dillon

9

 

Dillon

10

Dorchester

14

 

Dorchester

20

 

Dorchester

11

 

Dorchester

26

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

9

 

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

3

Fairfield

8

 

Fairfield

9

 

Fairfield

10

 

Fairfield

8

Florence

27

 

Florence

35

 

Florence

27

 

Florence

26

Georgetown

8

 

Georgetown

12

 

Georgetown

14

 

Georgetown

6

Greenville

61

 

Greenville

60

 

Greenville

63

 

Greenville

70

Greenwood

6

 

Greenwood

16

 

Greenwood

9

 

Greenwood

10

Hampton

6

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

4

 

Hampton

1

Horry

69

 

Horry

60

 

Horry

58

 

Horry

63

Jasper

15

 

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

21

Kershaw

13

 

Kershaw

16

 

Kershaw

17

 

Kershaw

16

Lancaster

16

 

Lancaster

12

 

Lancaster

16

 

Lancaster

14

Laurens

17

 

Laurens

30

 

Laurens

29

 

Laurens

15

Lee

4

 

Lee

8

 

Lee

5

 

Lee

5

Lexington

41

 

Lexington

58

 

Lexington

39

 

Lexington

39

Mccormick

5

 

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

4

 

Mccormick

3

Marion

9

 

Marion

8

 

Marion

8

 

Marion

8

Marlboro

7

 

Marlboro

8

 

Marlboro

5

 

Marlboro

9

Newberry

9

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

7

Oconee

16

 

Oconee

14

 

Oconee

16

 

Oconee

10

Orangeburg

34

 

Orangeburg

37

 

Orangeburg

22

 

Orangeburg

27

Pickens

13

 

Pickens

19

 

Pickens

19

 

Pickens

17

Richland

44

 

Richland

44

 

Richland

45

 

Richland

56

Saluda

2

 

Saluda

3

 

Saluda

6

 

Saluda

1

Spartanburg

54

 

Spartanburg

65

 

Spartanburg

44

 

Spartanburg

47

Sumter

20

 

Sumter

14

 

Sumter

16

 

Sumter

16

Union

6

 

Union

4

 

Union

5

 

Union

6

Williamsburg

8

 

Williamsburg

11

 

Williamsburg

14

 

Williamsburg

13

York

46

 

York

33

 

York

23

 

York

33

Total

836

 

Total

903

 

Total

856

 

Total

881

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 703 of the 836 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.