South Carolina Department of Public Safety


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 14, 2017
Contact: Your Local CRO, 803-896-8144

SCDPS REPORTS THREE KILLED ON SOUTH CAROLINA ROADS

AUGUST 11 – AUGUST 13, 2017

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of three persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, August 11, at 6:00 p.m. until Sunday, August 13, at midnight.

 

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

3

County roads

0

Seat belt used

0

Seat belt not used

3

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

0

 

As of August 13, 598 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 616 highway deaths during the same time period in 2016.

 

Of the 420 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2017, 204 were not wearing seat belts. 

 

Through midnight August 13, 80 pedestrians have died compared to 84 in 2016; 69 motorcyclists have died compared to 93 in 2016; and 12 bicyclists have died compared to 14 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 August 13, 2017.

 

For specific details on fatalities, including locations, please visit https://www.schponline.com/Media/Fatalities.aspThe 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 AUGUST 13   

 

2017*

2016*

2015

2014

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

 

ABBEVILLE

5

 

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

4

ABBEVILLE

4

 

AIKEN

21

 

AIKEN

24

AIKEN

16

AIKEN

14

 

ALLENDALE

4

ALLENDALE

2

ALLENDALE

3

ALLENDALE

0

 

ANDERSON

25

 

ANDERSON

32

ANDERSON

21

ANDERSON

25

 

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

5

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

1

 

BARNWELL

6

BARNWELL

3

BARNWELL

4

BARNWELL

4

 

BEAUFORT

17

 

BEAUFORT

16

BEAUFORT

8

BEAUFORT

13

 

BERKELEY

20

 

BERKELEY

23

BERKELEY

23

BERKELEY

17

 

CALHOUN

3

 

CALHOUN

5

CALHOUN

9

CALHOUN

3

 

CHARLESTON

40

 

CHARLESTON

27

CHARLESTON

41

CHARLESTON

30

 

CHEROKEE

15

 

CHEROKEE

3

CHEROKEE

14

CHEROKEE

10

 

CHESTER

13

 

CHESTER

9

CHESTER

9

CHESTER

7

 

CHESTERFIELD

7

 

CHESTERFIELD

6

CHESTERFIELD

8

CHESTERFIELD

3

 

CLARENDON

13

 

CLARENDON

11

CLARENDON

9

CLARENDON

6

 

COLLETON

9

 

COLLETON

7

COLLETON

13

COLLETON

11

 

DARLINGTON

11

 

DARLINGTON

18

DARLINGTON

16

DARLINGTON

9

 

DILLON

8

 

DILLON

8

DILLON

3

DILLON

6

 

DORCHESTER

10

 

DORCHESTER

19

DORCHESTER

21

DORCHESTER

8

 

EDGEFIELD

2

EDGEFIELD

1

EDGEFIELD

0

EDGEFIELD

2

 

FAIRFIELD

5

FAIRFIELD

7

FAIRFIELD

4

FAIRFIELD

6

 

FLORENCE

20

 

FLORENCE

18

FLORENCE

19

FLORENCE

9

 

GEORGETOWN

11

 

GEORGETOWN

4

GEORGETOWN

9

GEORGETOWN

3

 

GREENVILLE

35

 

GREENVILLE

51

GREENVILLE

41

GREENVILLE

39

 

GREENWOOD

8

 

GREENWOOD

6

GREENWOOD

9

GREENWOOD

2

 

HAMPTON

3

HAMPTON

1

HAMPTON

5

HAMPTON

3

 

HORRY

40

 

HORRY

46

HORRY

52

HORRY

31

 

JASPER

5

 

JASPER

15

JASPER

10

JASPER

7

 

KERSHAW

12

 

KERSHAW

11

KERSHAW

12

KERSHAW

3

 

LANCASTER

8

 

LANCASTER

10

LANCASTER

10

LANCASTER

8

 

LAURENS

21

 

LAURENS

10

LAURENS

14

LAURENS

12

 

LEE

3

LEE

4

LEE

5

LEE

4

 

LEXINGTON

27

 

LEXINGTON

27

LEXINGTON

25

LEXINGTON

23

 

MCCORMICK

2

MCCORMICK

3

MCCORMICK

2

MCCORMICK

4

 

MARION

7

MARION

5

MARION

10

MARION

6

 

MARLBORO

3

 

MARLBORO

5

MARLBORO

5

MARLBORO

8

 

NEWBERRY

4

 

NEWBERRY

3

NEWBERRY

4

NEWBERRY

3

 

OCONEE

10

 

OCONEE

8

OCONEE

11

OCONEE

7

 

ORANGEBURG

18

 

ORANGEBURG

19

ORANGEBURG

17

ORANGEBURG

20

 

PICKENS

17

 

PICKENS

13

PICKENS

10

PICKENS

8

 

RICHLAND

32

 

RICHLAND

41

RICHLAND

23

RICHLAND

23

 

SALUDA

5

 

SALUDA

0

SALUDA

0

SALUDA

3

 

SPARTANBURG

30

 

SPARTANBURG

35

SPARTANBURG

46

SPARTANBURG

22

 

SUMTER

14

 

SUMTER

11

SUMTER

8

SUMTER

16

 

UNION

4

UNION

6

UNION

2

UNION

3

 

WILLIAMSBURG

10

 

WILLIAMSBURG

10

WILLIAMSBURG

6

WILLIAMSBURG

5

 

YORK

13

 

YORK

25

YORK

12

YORK

15

 

TOTAL

598

 

TOTAL

616

TOTAL

595

TOTAL

466

 

 

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 491 of the 598 traffic fatalities in 2017.

*2016  and 2017 Figures are preliminary.


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