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SCDPS Reports Seven Killed On South Carolina Roadways November 22, 2019 - November 24, 2019

Mon, 11/25/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of seven persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, November 22, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, November 24, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

1

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

6

County roads

0

Seat belt used

1

Seat belt not used

5

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

1 motorcyclist (no helmet)

As of November 24, 877 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 951 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 877 people who have died in 2019, 559 had access to seatbelts, and 266 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through November 24, 143 pedestrians have died compared to 152 in 2018; 115 motorcyclists have died compared to 108 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 24, 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 24

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

28

 

Aiken

23

 

Aiken

35

 

Aiken

33

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

Anderson

32

 

Anderson

41

 

Anderson

39

 

Anderson

55

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

3

 

Bamberg

4

 

Bamberg

7

Barnwell

2

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

6

Beaufort

15

 

Beaufort

20

 

Beaufort

25

 

Beaufort

27

Berkeley

28

 

Berkeley

31

 

Berkeley

30

 

Berkeley

35

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

7

 

Calhoun

7

 

Calhoun

8

Charleston

66

 

Charleston

64

 

Charleston

65

 

Charleston

46

Cherokee

13

 

Cherokee

17

 

Cherokee

18

 

Cherokee

5

Chester

8

 

Chester

8

 

Chester

15

 

Chester

18

Chesterfield

13

 

Chesterfield

11

 

Chesterfield

12

 

Chesterfield

9

Clarendon

11

 

Clarendon

14

 

Clarendon

17

 

Clarendon

18

Colleton

12

 

Colleton

21

 

Colleton

18

 

Colleton

24

Darlington

24

 

Darlington

19

 

Darlington

13

 

Darlington

21

Dillon

7

 

Dillon

10

 

Dillon

9

 

Dillon

10

Dorchester

15

 

Dorchester

22

 

Dorchester

13

 

Dorchester

26

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

9

 

Edgefield

3

 

Edgefield

3

Fairfield

8

 

Fairfield

10

 

Fairfield

11

 

Fairfield

9

Florence

29

 

Florence

37

 

Florence

28

 

Florence

26

Georgetown

9

 

Georgetown

13

 

Georgetown

16

 

Georgetown

6

Greenville

65

 

Greenville

65

 

Greenville

66

 

Greenville

75

Greenwood

6

 

Greenwood

17

 

Greenwood

10

 

Greenwood

11

Hampton

6

 

Hampton

1

 

Hampton

4

 

Hampton

1

Horry

71

 

Horry

63

 

Horry

61

 

Horry

63

Jasper

18

 

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

22

Kershaw

13

 

Kershaw

16

 

Kershaw

18

 

Kershaw

17

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

47

 

Lexington

62

 

Lexington

41

 

Lexington

40

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

10

 

Newberry

8

 

Newberry

6

 

Newberry

7

Oconee

16

 

Oconee

16

 

Oconee

18

 

Oconee

10

Orangeburg

34

 

Orangeburg

37

 

Orangeburg

24

 

Orangeburg

30

Pickens

14

 

Pickens

20

 

Pickens

19

 

Pickens

18

Richland

44

 

Richland

47

 

Richland

47

 

Richland

60

Saluda

3

 

Saluda

3

 

Saluda

7

 

Saluda

1

Spartanburg

59

 

Spartanburg

66

 

Spartanburg

45

 

Spartanburg

50

Sumter

21

 

Sumter

14

 

Sumter

17

 

Sumter

16

Union

6

 

Union

4

 

Union

5

 

Union

7

Williamsburg

10

 

Williamsburg

12

 

Williamsburg

14

 

Williamsburg

13

York

46

 

York

34

 

York

24

 

York

34

Total

877

 

Total

951

 

Total

899

 

Total

927

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 739 of the 877 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.