South Carolina Department of Public Safety


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 2, 2018
Contact: Your Local CRO, 803-896-8144

SCDPS REPORTS FIVE KILLED ON SOUTH CAROLINA ROADS
JUNE 29 – JULY 1, 2018

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of five persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, June 29, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, July 1, at 11:59 p.m.

 

 

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

4

County roads

1

Seat belt used

0

Seat belt not used

2

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

3 – 1 motorcyclist and 1 ATV driver (neither helmeted), and 1 pedestrian

 

As of July 1, 483 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 519 highway deaths during the same time period in 2017.

 

Of the 343 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2018, 172 were not wearing seat belts. 

 

Through July 1, 69 pedestrians have died compared to 72 in 2017; 49 motorcyclists have died compared to 55 in 2017; and eight bicyclists have died compared to nine 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. July 1, 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 JULY 1     

 

2018*

2017*

2016

2015

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

 

ABBEVILLE

2

ABBEVILLE

4

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

2

 

AIKEN

12

AIKEN

14

AIKEN

17

AIKEN

15

 

ALLENDALE

1

ALLENDALE

4

ALLENDALE

1

ALLENDALE

1

 

ANDERSON

24

ANDERSON

23

ANDERSON

25

ANDERSON

15

 

BAMBERG

0

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

1

 

BARNWELL

1

BARNWELL

6

BARNWELL

3

BARNWELL

4

 

BEAUFORT

6

BEAUFORT

15

BEAUFORT

15

BEAUFORT

8

 

BERKELEY

16

BERKELEY

18

BERKELEY

19

BERKELEY

18

 

CALHOUN

5

CALHOUN

2

CALHOUN

4

CALHOUN

7

 

CHARLESTON

31

CHARLESTON

42

CHARLESTON

21

CHARLESTON

31

 

CHEROKEE

11

CHEROKEE

9

CHEROKEE

3

CHEROKEE

11

 

CHESTER

5

CHESTER

13

CHESTER

8

CHESTER

8

 

CHESTERFIELD

6

CHESTERFIELD

5

CHESTERFIELD

5

CHESTERFIELD

8

 

CLARENDON

4

CLARENDON

11

CLARENDON

10

CLARENDON

5

 

COLLETON

10

COLLETON

8

COLLETON

7

COLLETON

8

 

DARLINGTON

11

DARLINGTON

11

DARLINGTON

13

DARLINGTON

10

 

DILLON

4

DILLON

7

DILLON

4

DILLON

1

 

DORCHESTER

13

DORCHESTER

8

DORCHESTER

13

DORCHESTER

14

 

EDGEFIELD

5

EDGEFIELD

2

EDGEFIELD

1

EDGEFIELD

0

 

FAIRFIELD

4

FAIRFIELD

5

FAIRFIELD

5

FAIRFIELD

3

 

FLORENCE

19

FLORENCE

18

FLORENCE

14

FLORENCE

15

 

GEORGETOWN

4

GEORGETOWN

10

GEORGETOWN

4

GEORGETOWN

8

 

GREENVILLE

31

GREENVILLE

32

GREENVILLE

39

GREENVILLE

39

 

GREENWOOD

8

GREENWOOD

7

GREENWOOD

6

GREENWOOD

6

 

HAMPTON

1

HAMPTON

1

HAMPTON

1

HAMPTON

2

 

HORRY

30

HORRY

34

HORRY

39

HORRY

42

 

JASPER

5

JASPER

5

JASPER

15

JASPER

7

 

KERSHAW

8

KERSHAW

9

KERSHAW

8

KERSHAW

4

 

LANCASTER

3

LANCASTER

7

LANCASTER

10

LANCASTER

8

 

LAURENS

19

LAURENS

20

LAURENS

7

LAURENS

13

 

LEE

1

LEE

3

LEE

4

LEE

4

 

LEXINGTON

42

LEXINGTON

24

LEXINGTON

24

LEXINGTON

20

 

MCCORMICK

1

MCCORMICK

2

MCCORMICK

2

MCCORMICK

2

 

MARION

3

MARION

5

MARION

4

MARION

8

 

MARLBORO

3

MARLBORO

2

MARLBORO

3

MARLBORO

2

 

NEWBERRY

6

NEWBERRY

4

NEWBERRY

2

NEWBERRY

4

 

OCONEE

10

OCONEE

7

OCONEE

7

OCONEE

9

 

ORANGEBURG

18

ORANGEBURG

17

ORANGEBURG

16

ORANGEBURG

15

 

PICKENS

7

PICKENS

13

PICKENS

10

PICKENS

6

 

RICHLAND

24

RICHLAND

27

RICHLAND

30

RICHLAND

19

 

SALUDA

1

SALUDA

5

SALUDA

0

SALUDA

0

 

SPARTANBURG

36

SPARTANBURG

25

SPARTANBURG

27

SPARTANBURG

38

 

SUMTER

10

SUMTER

12

SUMTER

7

SUMTER

7

 

UNION

0

UNION

2

UNION

4

UNION

2

 

WILLIAMSBURG

8

WILLIAMSBURG

7

WILLIAMSBURG

9

WILLIAMSBURG

6

 

YORK

14

YORK

12

YORK

21

YORK

9

 

TOTAL

483

 

TOTAL

519

TOTAL

492

TOTAL

465

 

 

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 413 of the 483 traffic fatalities in 2018.

*2017 and 2018  Figures are Preliminary

 


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