South Carolina Department of Public Safety

    

                             

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 4, 2014
Contact: : Jordan Hix, SC Department of Public Safety, 803-896-9402;
                SC Highway Patrol CRO, 803-896-8144

SCDPS REPORTS FOUR KILLED ON SOUTH CAROLINA ROADS
AUGUST 1 – AUGUST 3, 2014

 

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of four persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, August 1, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, August 3, at midnight.

 

Interstates

1

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

3

County roads

0

Seat belt used

2

Seat belt not used

2

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

0  

 

As of August 3, 428 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 433 highway deaths during the same time period in 2013.

 

Of the 304 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2014, 149 were not wearing seat belts. 

 

Through midnight August 3, 49 pedestrians, 48 motorcyclists and six bicyclists have died 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 August 3, 2014.

 

For specific details on fatalities, including locations, please visit https://www.schponline.com/Media/Fatalities.asp.  This site is for media use only. 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 AUGUST 3

 

2014*

2013*

2012*

2011

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

 

ABBEVILLE

4

 

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

3

 

AIKEN

13

 

AIKEN

18

AIKEN

15

AIKEN

14

 

ALLENDALE

0

ALLENDALE

4

ALLENDALE

1

ALLENDALE

2

 

ANDERSON

23

 

ANDERSON

16

ANDERSON

25

ANDERSON

24

 

BAMBERG

1

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

3

 

BARNWELL

3

BARNWELL

1

BARNWELL

0

BARNWELL

9

 

BEAUFORT

11

 

BEAUFORT

7

BEAUFORT

14

BEAUFORT

8

 

BERKELEY

16

 

BERKELEY

16

BERKELEY

16

BERKELEY

24

 

CALHOUN

2

 

CALHOUN

4

CALHOUN

9

CALHOUN

3

 

CHARLESTON

22

 

CHARLESTON

25

CHARLESTON

34

CHARLESTON

34

 

CHEROKEE

10

 

CHEROKEE

4

CHEROKEE

3

CHEROKEE

9

 

CHESTER

7

 

CHESTER

6

CHESTER

3

CHESTER

3

 

CHESTERFIELD

3

 

CHESTERFIELD

7

CHESTERFIELD

4

CHESTERFIELD

7

 

CLARENDON

6

 

CLARENDON

4

CLARENDON

8

CLARENDON

6

 

COLLETON

10

 

COLLETON

7

COLLETON

9

COLLETON

15

 

DARLINGTON

7

 

DARLINGTON

8

DARLINGTON

11

DARLINGTON

8

 

DILLON

6

 

DILLON

5

DILLON

8

DILLON

10

 

DORCHESTER

6

 

DORCHESTER

6

DORCHESTER

12

DORCHESTER

9

 

EDGEFIELD

2

EDGEFIELD

0

EDGEFIELD

4

EDGEFIELD

7

 

FAIRFIELD

6

FAIRFIELD

1

FAIRFIELD

3

FAIRFIELD

5

 

FLORENCE

8

 

FLORENCE

22

FLORENCE

18

FLORENCE

12

 

GEORGETOWN

3

 

GEORGETOWN

7

GEORGETOWN

8

GEORGETOWN

3

 

GREENVILLE

39

 

GREENVILLE

37

GREENVILLE

34

GREENVILLE

31

 

GREENWOOD

2

 

GREENWOOD

3

GREENWOOD

5

GREENWOOD

5

 

HAMPTON

3

HAMPTON

2

HAMPTON

4

HAMPTON

2

 

HORRY

29

 

HORRY

34

HORRY

32

HORRY

30

 

JASPER

5

 

JASPER

3

JASPER

5

JASPER

10

 

KERSHAW

2

 

KERSHAW

11

KERSHAW

5

KERSHAW

5

 

LANCASTER

8

 

LANCASTER

4

LANCASTER

5

LANCASTER

10

 

LAURENS

12

 

LAURENS

8

LAURENS

14

LAURENS

8

 

LEE

4

LEE

2

LEE

3

LEE

1

 

LEXINGTON

21

 

LEXINGTON

23

LEXINGTON

35

LEXINGTON

29

 

MCCORMICK

4

MCCORMICK

1

MCCORMICK

3

MCCORMICK

1

 

MARION

4

MARION

6

MARION

3

MARION

3

 

MARLBORO

7

 

MARLBORO

2

MARLBORO

1

MARLBORO

5

 

NEWBERRY

3

 

NEWBERRY

1

NEWBERRY

8

NEWBERRY

3

 

OCONEE

7

 

OCONEE

1

OCONEE

9

OCONEE

5

 

ORANGEBURG

19

 

ORANGEBURG

18

ORANGEBURG

13

ORANGEBURG

14

 

PICKENS

7

 

PICKENS

10

PICKENS

10

PICKENS

12

 

RICHLAND

21

 

RICHLAND

38

RICHLAND

31

RICHLAND

23

 

SALUDA

3

 

SALUDA

4

SALUDA

3

SALUDA

3

 

SPARTANBURG

22

 

SPARTANBURG

18

SPARTANBURG

30

SPARTANBURG

20

 

SUMTER

16

 

SUMTER

11

SUMTER

9

SUMTER

17

 

UNION

3

UNION

1

UNION

1

UNION

2

 

WILLIAMSBURG

4

 

WILLIAMSBURG

10

WILLIAMSBURG

7

WILLIAMSBURG

5

 

YORK

14

 

YORK

12

YORK

19

YORK

23

 

TOTAL

428

 

TOTAL

433

TOTAL

499

TOTAL

485

 

 

NOTE:  The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 363 of the 428 traffic fatalities in 2014.

*2013 AND 2014 figures are preliminary and subject to change

 

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