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SCDPS Reports Four Killed On South Carolina Roadways December 20, 2019 To December 22, 2019

Mon, 12/23/2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of four persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, December 20, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, December 22, at 11:59 p.m.

Interstates

1

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

3

County roads

0

Seat belt used

1

Seat belt not used

2

Seat belt unknown

1

Seat belt not applicable

0

 

As of December 22, 959 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 1,017 highway deaths during the same time period in 2018.

Of the 959 people who have died in 2019, 622 had access to seatbelts, and 298 were not wearing seat belts. 

Through December 22, 154 pedestrians have died compared to 164 in 2018; 116 motorcyclists have died compared to 111 in 2018; and 26 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 22, 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 22

 

2019*

 

2018*

 

2017

 

2016

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

 

County Name

Fatalities

Abbeville

1

 

Abbeville

3

 

Abbeville

8

 

Abbeville

4

Aiken

30

 

Aiken

25

 

Aiken

39

 

Aiken

34

Allendale

2

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

4

 

Allendale

2

Anderson

37

 

Anderson

41

 

Anderson

42

 

Anderson

57

Bamberg

0

 

Bamberg

3

 

Bamberg

4

 

Bamberg

7

Barnwell

3

 

Barnwell

1

 

Barnwell

7

 

Barnwell

6

Beaufort

15

 

Beaufort

20

 

Beaufort

25

 

Beaufort

30

Berkeley

31

 

Berkeley

34

 

Berkeley

32

 

Berkeley

36

Calhoun

2

 

Calhoun

7

 

Calhoun

7

 

Calhoun

8

Charleston

75

 

Charleston

64

 

Charleston

71

 

Charleston

52

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

20

Colleton

14

 

Colleton

21

 

Colleton

19

 

Colleton

24

Darlington

25

 

Darlington

19

 

Darlington

15

 

Darlington

23

Dillon

8

 

Dillon

11

 

Dillon

9

 

Dillon

11

Dorchester

17

 

Dorchester

24

 

Dorchester

15

 

Dorchester

29

Edgefield

4

 

Edgefield

9

 

Edgefield

4

 

Edgefield

3

Fairfield

10

 

Fairfield

11

 

Fairfield

12

 

Fairfield

10

Florence

34

 

Florence

40

 

Florence

30

 

Florence

30

Georgetown

9

 

Georgetown

16

 

Georgetown

17

 

Georgetown

6

Greenville

71

 

Greenville

75

 

Greenville

72

 

Greenville

84

Greenwood

6

 

Greenwood

19

 

Greenwood

10

 

Greenwood

12

Hampton

7

 

Hampton

2

 

Hampton

4

 

Hampton

1

Horry

76

 

Horry

70

 

Horry

63

 

Horry

70

Jasper

19

 

Jasper

11

 

Jasper

11

 

Jasper

25

Kershaw

16

 

Kershaw

17

 

Kershaw

19

 

Kershaw

18

Lancaster

16

 

Lancaster

13

 

Lancaster

17

 

Lancaster

14

Laurens

21

 

Laurens

32

 

Laurens

29

 

Laurens

19

Lee

5

 

Lee

9

 

Lee

5

 

Lee

5

Lexington

49

 

Lexington

68

 

Lexington

46

 

Lexington

42

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

9

 

Newberry

8

 

Newberry

7

 

Newberry

7

Oconee

17

 

Oconee

16

 

Oconee

19

 

Oconee

10

Orangeburg

41

 

Orangeburg

38

 

Orangeburg

28

 

Orangeburg

30

Pickens

16

 

Pickens

23

 

Pickens

19

 

Pickens

19

Richland

47

 

Richland

49

 

Richland

51

 

Richland

67

Saluda

3

 

Saluda

3

 

Saluda

7

 

Saluda

1

Spartanburg

62

 

Spartanburg

72

 

Spartanburg

51

 

Spartanburg

52

Sumter

23

 

Sumter

15

 

Sumter

18

 

Sumter

20

Union

7

 

Union

5

 

Union

5

 

Union

7

Williamsburg

10

 

Williamsburg

13

 

Williamsburg

15

 

Williamsburg

17

York

48

 

York

35

 

York

28

 

York

36

Total

959

 

Total

1017

 

Total

967

 

Total

1002

 

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol Investigated 812 Of The 959 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.