South Carolina Department of Public Safety


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 13, 2017
Contact: Your Local CRO, 803-896-8144

SCDPS REPORTS ONE KILLED ON SOUTH CAROLINA ROADS

NOVEMBER 10 – NOVEMBER 12, 2017

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of one person killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, November 10, at 6:00 p.m. until Sunday, November 12, at midnight.

 

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

1

County roads

0

Seat belt used

0

Seat belt not used

1

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

0

 

As of November 12, 833 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 893 highway deaths during the same time period in 2016.


Of the 560 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2017, 274 were not wearing seat belts. 


Through midnight November 12, 128 pedestrians have died compared to 123 in 2016; 102 motorcyclists have died compared to 136 in 2016; and 17 bicyclists have died compared to 22 in 2016 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 midnight November 12, 2017.


For specific details on fatalities, including locations, please visit https://www.schponline.com/Media/Fatalities.asp.  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 12   

 

2017*

2016*

2015

2014

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

 

ABBEVILLE

7

 

ABBEVILLE

4

ABBEVILLE

6

ABBEVILLE

5

 

AIKEN

30

 

AIKEN

34

AIKEN

25

AIKEN

18

 

ALLENDALE

4

ALLENDALE

2

ALLENDALE

3

ALLENDALE

2

 

ANDERSON

37

 

ANDERSON

53

ANDERSON

30

ANDERSON

37

 

BAMBERG

4

BAMBERG

5

BAMBERG

4

BAMBERG

2

 

BARNWELL

6

BARNWELL

6

BARNWELL

5

BARNWELL

6

 

BEAUFORT

25

 

BEAUFORT

24

BEAUFORT

16

BEAUFORT

21

 

BERKELEY

28

 

BERKELEY

33

BERKELEY

30

BERKELEY

34

 

CALHOUN

5

 

CALHOUN

8

CALHOUN

9

CALHOUN

9

 

CHARLESTON

61

 

CHARLESTON

44

CHARLESTON

58

CHARLESTON

44

 

CHEROKEE

18

 

CHEROKEE

5

CHEROKEE

16

CHEROKEE

14

 

CHESTER

15

 

CHESTER

17

CHESTER

15

CHESTER

8

 

CHESTERFIELD

8

 

CHESTERFIELD

9

CHESTERFIELD

13

CHESTERFIELD

3

 

CLARENDON

16

 

CLARENDON

18

CLARENDON

15

CLARENDON

8

 

COLLETON

17

 

COLLETON

22

COLLETON

19

COLLETON

12

 

DARLINGTON

13

 

DARLINGTON

21

DARLINGTON

22

DARLINGTON

13

 

DILLON

9

 

DILLON

10

DILLON

6

DILLON

11

 

DORCHESTER

13

 

DORCHESTER

26

DORCHESTER

29

DORCHESTER

14

 

EDGEFIELD

3

EDGEFIELD

3

EDGEFIELD

1

EDGEFIELD

3

 

FAIRFIELD

10

FAIRFIELD

9

FAIRFIELD

7

FAIRFIELD

8

 

FLORENCE

27

 

FLORENCE

26

FLORENCE

31

FLORENCE

18

 

GEORGETOWN

14

 

GEORGETOWN

6

GEORGETOWN

14

GEORGETOWN

7

 

GREENVILLE

57

 

GREENVILLE

70

GREENVILLE

59

GREENVILLE

54

 

GREENWOOD

9

 

GREENWOOD

10

GREENWOOD

11

GREENWOOD

6

 

HAMPTON

4

HAMPTON

1

HAMPTON

7

HAMPTON

5

 

HORRY

56

 

HORRY

63

HORRY

74

HORRY

50

 

JASPER

10

 

JASPER

20

JASPER

14

JASPER

13

 

KERSHAW

16

 

KERSHAW

16

KERSHAW

17

KERSHAW

8

 

LANCASTER

16

 

LANCASTER

14

LANCASTER

12

LANCASTER

14

 

LAURENS

29

 

LAURENS

15

LAURENS

19

LAURENS

19

 

LEE

4

LEE

5

LEE

8

LEE

6

 

LEXINGTON

39

 

LEXINGTON

39

LEXINGTON

37

LEXINGTON

30

 

MCCORMICK

4

MCCORMICK

3

MCCORMICK

3

MCCORMICK

4

 

MARION

7

MARION

8

MARION

10

MARION

8

 

MARLBORO

5

 

MARLBORO

9

MARLBORO

9

MARLBORO

11

 

NEWBERRY

6

 

NEWBERRY

7

NEWBERRY

6

NEWBERRY

3

 

OCONEE

15

 

OCONEE

10

OCONEE

12

OCONEE

11

 

ORANGEBURG

23

 

ORANGEBURG

27

ORANGEBURG

26

ORANGEBURG

24

 

PICKENS

19

 

PICKENS

17

PICKENS

14

PICKENS

11

 

RICHLAND

39

 

RICHLAND

56

RICHLAND

40

RICHLAND

36

 

SALUDA

6

 

SALUDA

1

SALUDA

0

SALUDA

6

 

SPARTANBURG

43

 

SPARTANBURG

48

SPARTANBURG

66

SPARTANBURG

35

 

SUMTER

15

 

SUMTER

16

SUMTER

17

SUMTER

19

 

UNION

5

UNION

6

UNION

5

UNION

3

 

WILLIAMSBURG

14

 

WILLIAMSBURG

13

WILLIAMSBURG

7

WILLIAMSBURG

10

 

YORK

22

 

YORK

34

YORK

13

YORK

22

 

TOTAL

833

 

TOTAL

893

TOTAL

860

TOTAL

705

 

 

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 686 of the 833 traffic fatalities in 2017.

*2016  and 2017 Figures are preliminary.


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