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SCDPS Reports Four Killed On South Carolina Roadways During Christmas Holiday Travel Period

Tue, 12/29/2020

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of four persons killed on South Carolina roadways during the Christmas Day travel period beginning Thursday, December 24, at 6:00 p.m. until Sunday, December 27, at 11:59 p.m. One of the fatalities occurred over the weekend period. In comparison, in 2019, the South Carolina Department of Public Safety announced a preliminary number of two persons killed on South Carolina roadways during the Christmas Day travel period from December 24, at 6:00 p.m. until December 25, at 11:59 p.m. In addition, a preliminary number of two persons were killed on South Carolina roadways during the weekend period beginning Friday, December 27, at 6:00 p.m. until Sunday, December 29, at 11:59 p.m.

For additional details about these fatalities, please view the most recent Weekend Report: https://fatality-count-scdps.hub.arcgis.com/pages/weekend-report

Additional data, including year-to-date totals, can be obtained on the South Carolina Daily Traffic Fatality Count page: https://fatality-count-scdps.hub.arcgis.com/

Please note that 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 27, 2020. For confirmation on fatality information, please contact the appropriate county coroner’s office.


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.www.scdps.sc.gov