South Carolina Department of Public Safety


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 24, 2018
Contact: Your Local CRO, 803-896-8144

 

SCDPS REPORTS THREE KILLED ON SOUTH CAROLINA ROADWAYS
SEPTEMBER 21 – SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of three persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, September 21, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, September 23, at 11:59 p.m.

 

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

3

County roads

0

Seat belt used

1

Seat belt not used

0

Seat belt unknown

1

Seat belt not applicable

1 pedestrian

 

As of September 23, 717 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 717 highway deaths during the same time period in 2017.

 

Of the 497 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2018, 248 were not wearing seat belts. 

 

Through September 23, 110 pedestrians have died compared to 104 in 2017; 73 motorcyclists have died compared to 87 in 2017; and 14 bicyclists have died compared to 14 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. September 23, 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 SEPTEMBER 23     

 

2018*

2017*

2016

2015

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

 

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

6

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

5

 

AIKEN

16

AIKEN

24

AIKEN

27

AIKEN

20

 

ALLENDALE

2

ALLENDALE

4

ALLENDALE

2

ALLENDALE

3

 

ANDERSON

34

ANDERSON

29

ANDERSON

41

ANDERSON

25

 

BAMBERG

1

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

5

BAMBERG

4

 

BARNWELL

1

BARNWELL

6

BARNWELL

5

BARNWELL

5

 

BEAUFORT

12

BEAUFORT

20

BEAUFORT

22

BEAUFORT

9

 

BERKELEY

25

BERKELEY

23

BERKELEY

28

BERKELEY

26

 

CALHOUN

6

CALHOUN

5

CALHOUN

5

CALHOUN

9

 

CHARLESTON

48

CHARLESTON

53

CHARLESTON

33

CHARLESTON

48

 

CHEROKEE

12

CHEROKEE

17

CHEROKEE

4

CHEROKEE

14

 

CHESTER

6

CHESTER

14

CHESTER

12

CHESTER

11

 

CHESTERFIELD

8

CHESTERFIELD

9

CHESTERFIELD

9

CHESTERFIELD

11

 

CLARENDON

13

CLARENDON

16

CLARENDON

13

CLARENDON

12

 

COLLETON

14

COLLETON

13

COLLETON

13

COLLETON

15

 

DARLINGTON

17

DARLINGTON

12

DARLINGTON

19

DARLINGTON

17

 

DILLON

4

DILLON

8

DILLON

9

DILLON

4

 

DORCHESTER

18

DORCHESTER

11

DORCHESTER

21

DORCHESTER

24

 

EDGEFIELD

7

EDGEFIELD

2

EDGEFIELD

1

EDGEFIELD

1

 

FAIRFIELD

7

FAIRFIELD

8

FAIRFIELD

7

FAIRFIELD

4

 

FLORENCE

26

FLORENCE

23

FLORENCE

21

FLORENCE

22

 

GEORGETOWN

9

GEORGETOWN

12

GEORGETOWN

4

GEORGETOWN

10

 

GREENVILLE

43

GREENVILLE

48

GREENVILLE

61

GREENVILLE

49

 

GREENWOOD

15

GREENWOOD

9

GREENWOOD

8

GREENWOOD

10

 

HAMPTON

1

HAMPTON

3

HAMPTON

1

HAMPTON

6

 

HORRY

44

HORRY

48

HORRY

52

HORRY

60

 

JASPER

10

JASPER

8

JASPER

21

JASPER

11

 

KERSHAW

13

KERSHAW

14

KERSHAW

11

KERSHAW

13

 

LANCASTER

8

LANCASTER

11

LANCASTER

13

LANCASTER

11

 

LAURENS

24

LAURENS

25

LAURENS

11

LAURENS

16

 

LEE

5

LEE

5

LEE

4

LEE

7

 

LEXINGTON

50

LEXINGTON

34

LEXINGTON

34

LEXINGTON

31

 

MCCORMICK

1

MCCORMICK

3

MCCORMICK

3

MCCORMICK

3

 

MARION

8

MARION

7

MARION

7

MARION

10

 

MARLBORO

5

MARLBORO

5

MARLBORO

6

MARLBORO

7

 

NEWBERRY

6

NEWBERRY

4

NEWBERRY

4

NEWBERRY

5

 

OCONEE

13

OCONEE

12

OCONEE

9

OCONEE

11

 

ORANGEBURG

31

ORANGEBURG

19

ORANGEBURG

21

ORANGEBURG

21

 

PICKENS

12

PICKENS

16

PICKENS

15

PICKENS

11

 

RICHLAND

33

RICHLAND

39

RICHLAND

47

RICHLAND

30

 

SALUDA

2

SALUDA

5

SALUDA

1

SALUDA

0

 

SPARTANBURG

54

SPARTANBURG

34

SPARTANBURG

39

SPARTANBURG

50

 

SUMTER

12

SUMTER

15

SUMTER

12

SUMTER

12

 

UNION

2

UNION

4

UNION

6

UNION

2

 

WILLIAMSBURG

10

WILLIAMSBURG

13

WILLIAMSBURG

11

WILLIAMSBURG

6

 

YORK

26

YORK

19

YORK

29

YORK

12

 

TOTAL

717

 

TOTAL

717

TOTAL

730

TOTAL

693

 

 

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 607 of the 717 traffic fatalities in 2018.

*2017 and 2018  Figures are Preliminary


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