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SCDPS Reports Seven Killed On South Carolina Roadways November 15, 2019 - November 17, 2019

Mon, 11/18/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of seven persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, November 15, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, November 17, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

7

County roads

0

Seat belt used

0

Seat belt not used

2

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

5 pedestrians

As of November 17, 862 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 930 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 862 people who have died in 2019, 548 had access to seatbelts, and 260 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through November 17, 142 pedestrians have died compared to 145 in 2018; 113 motorcyclists have died compared to 106 in 2018; and 24 bicyclists have died compared to 20 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 17, 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 17

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

22

 

Aiken

33

 

Aiken

33

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

Anderson

32

 

Anderson

40

 

Anderson

37

 

Anderson

54

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

3

 

Bamberg

4

 

Bamberg

5

Barnwell

2

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

6

Beaufort

15

 

Beaufort

19

 

Beaufort

25

 

Beaufort

24

Berkeley

27

 

Berkeley

31

 

Berkeley

30

 

Berkeley

34

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

7

 

Calhoun

7

 

Calhoun

8

Charleston

66

 

Charleston

62

 

Charleston

64

 

Charleston

42

Cherokee

13

 

Cherokee

16

 

Cherokee

18

 

Cherokee

5

Chester

8

 

Chester

8

 

Chester

15

 

Chester

17

Chesterfield

13

 

Chesterfield

11

 

Chesterfield

11

 

Chesterfield

9

Clarendon

11

 

Clarendon

14

 

Clarendon

16

 

Clarendon

18

Colleton

12

 

Colleton

21

 

Colleton

17

 

Colleton

23

Darlington

23

 

Darlington

19

 

Darlington

13

 

Darlington

21

Dillon

7

 

Dillon

10

 

Dillon

9

 

Dillon

10

Dorchester

15

 

Dorchester

20

 

Dorchester

12

 

Dorchester

26

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

9

 

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

3

Fairfield

8

 

Fairfield

10

 

Fairfield

10

 

Fairfield

9

Florence

27

 

Florence

37

 

Florence

27

 

Florence

26

Georgetown

9

 

Georgetown

12

 

Georgetown

15

 

Georgetown

6

Greenville

64

 

Greenville

62

 

Greenville

63

 

Greenville

72

Greenwood

6

 

Greenwood

16

 

Greenwood

10

 

Greenwood

11

Hampton

6

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

4

 

Hampton

1

Horry

71

 

Horry

62

 

Horry

61

 

Horry

63

Jasper

16

 

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

21

Kershaw

13

 

Kershaw

16

 

Kershaw

17

 

Kershaw

16

Lancaster

16

 

Lancaster

12

 

Lancaster

16

 

Lancaster

14

Laurens

18

 

Laurens

31

 

Laurens

29

 

Laurens

15

Lee

4

 

Lee

8

 

Lee

5

 

Lee

5

Lexington

44

 

Lexington

59

 

Lexington

39

 

Lexington

39

McCormick

5

 

McCormick

1

 

McCormick

4

 

McCormick

3

Marion

9

 

Marion

8

 

Marion

8

 

Marion

8

Marlboro

8

 

Marlboro

8

 

Marlboro

6

 

Marlboro

9

Newberry

9

 

Newberry

7

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

7

Oconee

16

 

Oconee

16

 

Oconee

17

 

Oconee

10

Orangeburg

34

 

Orangeburg

37

 

Orangeburg

23

 

Orangeburg

28

Pickens

13

 

Pickens

20

 

Pickens

19

 

Pickens

17

Richland

44

 

Richland

46

 

Richland

47

 

Richland

57

Saluda

3

 

Saluda

3

 

Saluda

6

 

Saluda

1

Spartanburg

58

 

Spartanburg

65

 

Spartanburg

45

 

Spartanburg

49

Sumter

21

 

Sumter

14

 

Sumter

17

 

Sumter

16

Union

6

 

Union

4

 

Union

5

 

Union

7

Williamsburg

9

 

Williamsburg

11

 

Williamsburg

14

 

Williamsburg

13

York

46

 

York

34

 

York

24

 

York

34

Total

862

 

Total

930

 

Total

878

 

Total

901

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 724 of the 862 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.