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SCDPS Reports Five Killed On South Carolina Roadways December 13, 2019 To December 15, 2019

Mon, 12/16/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of five persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, December 13, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, December 15, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

5

County roads

0

Seat belt used

2

Seat belt not used

2

Seat belt unknown

1

Seat belt not applicable

0

As of December 15, 938 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 1,004 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 938 people who have died in 2019, 610 had access to seatbelts, and 294 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through December 15, 149 pedestrians have died compared to 163 in 2018; 116 motorcyclists have died compared to 110 in 2018; and 25 bicyclists have died compared to 21 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. December 15, 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 December 15

2019*

 

2018*

 

2017

 

2016

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalties

Abbeville

1

 

Abbeville

3

 

Abbeville

8

 

Abbeville

4

Aiken

30

 

Aiken

25

 

Aiken

36

 

Aiken

33

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

Anderson

35

 

Anderson

41

 

Anderson

42

 

Anderson

57

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

3

 

Bamberg

4

 

Bamberg

7

Barnwell

2

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

6

 

Barnwell

6

Beaufort

14

 

Beaufort

20

 

Beaufort

25

 

Beaufort

30

Berkeley

30

 

Berkeley

33

 

Berkeley

32

 

Berkeley

36

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

7

 

Calhoun

7

 

Calhoun

8

Charleston

73

 

Charleston

64

 

Charleston

69

 

Charleston

50

Cherokee

13

 

Cherokee

18

 

Cherokee

20

 

Cherokee

5

Chester

8

 

Chester

9

 

Chester

15

 

Chester

18

Chesterfield

16

 

Chesterfield

12

 

Chesterfield

12

 

Chesterfield

9

Clarendon

12

 

Clarendon

14

 

Clarendon

18

 

Clarendon

19

Colleton

14

 

Colleton

21

 

Colleton

18

 

Colleton

24

Darlington

25

 

Darlington

19

 

Darlington

15

 

Darlington

23

Dillon

7

 

Dillon

11

 

Dillon

9

 

Dillon

10

Dorchester

17

 

Dorchester

24

 

Dorchester

14

 

Dorchester

28

Edgefield

4

 

Edgefield

9

 

Edgefield

4

 

Edgefield

3

Fairfield

9

 

Fairfield

11

 

Fairfield

12

 

Fairfield

10

Florence

34

 

Florence

39

 

Florence

29

 

Florence

30

Georgetown

9

 

Georgetown

16

 

Georgetown

16

 

Georgetown

6

Greenville

68

 

Greenville

75

 

Greenville

71

 

Greenville

83

Greenwood

6

 

Greenwood

19

 

Greenwood

10

 

Greenwood

11

Hampton

6

 

Hampton

2

 

Hampton

4

 

Hampton

1

Horry

73

 

Horry

70

 

Horry

63

 

Horry

66

Jasper

18

 

Jasper

10

 

Jasper

11

 

Jasper

23

Kershaw

15

 

Kershaw

17

 

Kershaw

19

 

Kershaw

17

Lancaster

16

 

Lancaster

13

 

Lancaster

16

 

Lancaster

14

Laurens

21

 

Laurens

31

 

Laurens

29

 

Laurens

17

Lee

5

 

Lee

9

 

Lee

5

 

Lee

5

Lexington

49

 

Lexington

64

 

Lexington

43

 

Lexington

41

Mccormick

6

 

Mccormick

1

 

Mccormick

4

 

Mccormick

4

Marion

10

 

Marion

9

 

Marion

8

 

Marion

9

Marlboro

8

 

Marlboro

8

 

Marlboro

6

 

Marlboro

9

Newberry

10

 

Newberry

8

 

Newberry

7

 

Newberry

7

Oconee

17

 

Oconee

16

 

Oconee

19

 

Oconee

10

Orangeburg

41

 

Orangeburg

38

 

Orangeburg

26

 

Orangeburg

30

Pickens

15

 

Pickens

21

 

Pickens

19

 

Pickens

19

Richland

46

 

Richland

48

 

Richland

50

 

Richland

64

Saluda

3

 

Saluda

3

 

Saluda

7

 

Saluda

1

Spartanburg

61

 

Spartanburg

71

 

Spartanburg

49

 

Spartanburg

52

Sumter

22

 

Sumter

15

 

Sumter

18

 

Sumter

17

Union

7

 

Union

4

 

Union

5

 

Union

7

Williamsburg

10

 

Williamsburg

13

 

Williamsburg

15

 

Williamsburg

16

York

48

 

York

35

 

York

25

 

York

34

Total

938

 

Total

1004

 

Total

944

 

Total

975

Note: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 792 of the 938 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.