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SCDPS Reports Ten Killed On South Carolina Roadways During President's Day Holiday Travel Period

Tue, 02/16/2021

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of ten persons killed on South Carolina roadways during the President's Day travel period beginning Friday, February 12, at 6:00 p.m. until Monday, February 15, at 11:59 p.m. Six of those fatalities occurred over the weekend period. In comparison, in 2020, the South Carolina Department of Public Safety announced a preliminary number of nine persons killed on South Carolina roadways during the President's Day travel period beginning Friday, February 14, at 6:00 p.m. until Monday, February 17, at 11:59 p.m. Six of those fatalities occurred over the weekend period. 

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. February 15, 2021. 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.