South Carolina Department of Public Safety


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 11, 2018
Contact: Your Local CRO, 803-896-8144

SCDPS REPORTS EIGHT KILLED ON SOUTH CAROLINA ROADS
JUNE 8 – JUNE 10, 2018

 

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of eight persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, June 8, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, June 10, at 11:59 p.m.

 

 

Interstates

1

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

7

County roads

0

Seat belt used

0

Seat belt not used

2

Seat belt unknown

1

Seat belt not applicable

5 - 1 pedestrian, 1 bicyclist (no helmet), and 3 motorcyclists (no helmet).

 

As of June 10, 423 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 465 highway deaths during the same time period in 2017.

 

Of the 301 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2018, 152 were not wearing seat belts. 

 

Through June 10, 62 pedestrians have died compared to 60 in 2017; 42 motorcyclists have died compared to 48 in 2017; and seven bicyclists have died compared to eight in 2017 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. June 10, 2018.

 

For specific details on fatalities, including locations, please visit https://www.schponline.com. 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 JUNE 10     

 

2018*

2017*

2016

2015

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

 

ABBEVILLE

2

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

2

 

AIKEN

10

AIKEN

13

AIKEN

17

AIKEN

12

 

ALLENDALE

1

ALLENDALE

4

ALLENDALE

1

ALLENDALE

1

 

ANDERSON

21

ANDERSON

20

ANDERSON

23

ANDERSON

15

 

BAMBERG

0

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

1

BAMBERG

1

 

BARNWELL

1

BARNWELL

5

BARNWELL

3

BARNWELL

3

 

BEAUFORT

5

BEAUFORT

14

BEAUFORT

13

BEAUFORT

8

 

BERKELEY

14

BERKELEY

18

BERKELEY

16

BERKELEY

17

 

CALHOUN

5

CALHOUN

2

CALHOUN

4

CALHOUN

7

 

CHARLESTON

27

CHARLESTON

34

CHARLESTON

17

CHARLESTON

28

 

CHEROKEE

9

CHEROKEE

7

CHEROKEE

3

CHEROKEE

8

 

CHESTER

4

CHESTER

13

CHESTER

8

CHESTER

8

 

CHESTERFIELD

3

CHESTERFIELD

5

CHESTERFIELD

4

CHESTERFIELD

7

 

CLARENDON

3

CLARENDON

10

CLARENDON

9

CLARENDON

4

 

COLLETON

10

COLLETON

8

COLLETON

5

COLLETON

7

 

DARLINGTON

11

DARLINGTON

11

DARLINGTON

13

DARLINGTON

8

 

DILLON

3

DILLON

7

DILLON

4

DILLON

1

 

DORCHESTER

12

DORCHESTER

7

DORCHESTER

13

DORCHESTER

13

 

EDGEFIELD

5

EDGEFIELD

2

EDGEFIELD

1

EDGEFIELD

0

 

FAIRFIELD

4

FAIRFIELD

5

FAIRFIELD

4

FAIRFIELD

2

 

FLORENCE

17

FLORENCE

16

FLORENCE

13

FLORENCE

15

 

GEORGETOWN

2

GEORGETOWN

10

GEORGETOWN

4

GEORGETOWN

7

 

GREENVILLE

28

GREENVILLE

30

GREENVILLE

36

GREENVILLE

31

 

GREENWOOD

8

GREENWOOD

6

GREENWOOD

5

GREENWOOD

6

 

HAMPTON

0

HAMPTON

1

HAMPTON

0

HAMPTON

2

 

HORRY

26

HORRY

31

HORRY

29

HORRY

34

 

JASPER

5

JASPER

5

JASPER

13

JASPER

7

 

KERSHAW

5

KERSHAW

9

KERSHAW

8

KERSHAW

3

 

LANCASTER

1

LANCASTER

6

LANCASTER

7

LANCASTER

8

 

LAURENS

16

LAURENS

19

LAURENS

5

LAURENS

12

 

LEE

1

LEE

3

LEE

4

LEE

4

 

LEXINGTON

38

LEXINGTON

19

LEXINGTON

19

LEXINGTON

15

 

MCCORMICK

0

MCCORMICK

2

MCCORMICK

1

MCCORMICK

2

 

MARION

3

MARION

5

MARION

3

MARION

7

 

MARLBORO

3

MARLBORO

2

MARLBORO

3

MARLBORO

2

 

NEWBERRY

5

NEWBERRY

4

NEWBERRY

2

NEWBERRY

4

 

OCONEE

8

OCONEE

7

OCONEE

7

OCONEE

6

 

ORANGEBURG

18

ORANGEBURG

16

ORANGEBURG

15

ORANGEBURG

15

 

PICKENS

5

PICKENS

7

PICKENS

9

PICKENS

6

 

RICHLAND

21

RICHLAND

23

RICHLAND

29

RICHLAND

13

 

SALUDA

1

SALUDA

5

SALUDA

0

SALUDA

0

 

SPARTANBURG

33

SPARTANBURG

21

SPARTANBURG

26

SPARTANBURG

32

 

SUMTER

9

SUMTER

11

SUMTER

7

SUMTER

6

 

UNION

0

UNION

2

UNION

4

UNION

2

 

WILLIAMSBURG

8

WILLIAMSBURG

7

WILLIAMSBURG

7

WILLIAMSBURG

4

 

YORK

12

YORK

8

YORK

19

YORK

9

 

TOTAL

423

 

TOTAL

465

TOTAL

437

TOTAL

404

 

 

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 360 of the 423 traffic fatalities in 2018.

*2017 and 2018  Figures are Preliminary

 

 


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