South Carolina Department of Public Safety


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 25, 2017
Contact: Your Local CRO, 803-896-8144

SCDPS REPORTS TEN KILLED ON SOUTH CAROLINA ROADS

SEPTEMBER 22 – SEPTEMBER 24, 2017

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of ten persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, September 22, at 6:00 p.m. until Sunday, September 24, at midnight.

 

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

10

County roads

0

Seat belt used

4

Seat belt not used

6

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

0

 

As of September 24, 692 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 735 highway deaths during the same time period in 2016.


Of the 480 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2017, 231 were not wearing seat belts.


Through midnight September 24, 94 pedestrians have died compared to 102 in 2016; 84 motorcyclists have died compared to 108 in 2016; and 14 bicyclists have died compared to 20 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 September 24, 2017.


For specific details on fatalities, including locations, please visit https://www.schponline.com/Media/Fatalities.asp.  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 24    

 

2017*

2016*

2015

2014

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALTIES

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALTIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

 

ABBEVILLE

6

 

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

5

ABBEVILLE

5

 

AIKEN

25

 

AIKEN

28

AIKEN

20

AIKEN

16

 

ALLENDALE

4

ALLENDALE

2

ALLENDALE

3

ALLENDALE

1

 

ANDERSON

28

 

ANDERSON

42

ANDERSON

26

ANDERSON

27

 

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

5

BAMBERG

4

BAMBERG

1

 

BARNWELL

6

BARNWELL

6

BARNWELL

5

BARNWELL

6

 

BEAUFORT

19

 

BEAUFORT

22

BEAUFORT

9

BEAUFORT

16

 

BERKELEY

22

 

BERKELEY

27

BERKELEY

26

BERKELEY

27

 

CALHOUN

4

 

CALHOUN

5

CALHOUN

9

CALHOUN

6

 

CHARLESTON

42

 

CHARLESTON

35

CHARLESTON

50

CHARLESTON

37

 

CHEROKEE

17

 

CHEROKEE

4

CHEROKEE

14

CHEROKEE

11

 

CHESTER

14

 

CHESTER

12

CHESTER

12

CHESTER

8

 

CHESTERFIELD

7

 

CHESTERFIELD

9

CHESTERFIELD

11

CHESTERFIELD

3

 

CLARENDON

16

 

CLARENDON

13

CLARENDON

12

CLARENDON

7

 

COLLETON

13

 

COLLETON

13

COLLETON

15

COLLETON

11

 

DARLINGTON

12

 

DARLINGTON

19

DARLINGTON

17

DARLINGTON

11

 

DILLON

8

 

DILLON

9

DILLON

4

DILLON

10

 

DORCHESTER

12

 

DORCHESTER

21

DORCHESTER

24

DORCHESTER

9

 

EDGEFIELD

2

EDGEFIELD

1

EDGEFIELD

1

EDGEFIELD

2

 

FAIRFIELD

8

FAIRFIELD

7

FAIRFIELD

5

FAIRFIELD

8

 

FLORENCE

23

 

FLORENCE

21

FLORENCE

22

FLORENCE

14

 

GEORGETOWN

12

 

GEORGETOWN

4

GEORGETOWN

10

GEORGETOWN

5

 

GREENVILLE

45

 

GREENVILLE

61

GREENVILLE

49

GREENVILLE

47

 

GREENWOOD

8

 

GREENWOOD

8

GREENWOOD

10

GREENWOOD

3

 

HAMPTON

3

HAMPTON

1

HAMPTON

6

HAMPTON

4

 

HORRY

46

 

HORRY

52

HORRY

60

HORRY

39

 

JASPER

7

 

JASPER

20

JASPER

11

JASPER

11

 

KERSHAW

14

 

KERSHAW

13

KERSHAW

13

KERSHAW

4

 

LANCASTER

11

 

LANCASTER

13

LANCASTER

11

LANCASTER

10

 

LAURENS

24

 

LAURENS

11

LAURENS

16

LAURENS

14

 

LEE

4

LEE

4

LEE

7

LEE

6

 

LEXINGTON

34

 

LEXINGTON

34

LEXINGTON

31

LEXINGTON

27

 

MCCORMICK

3

MCCORMICK

3

MCCORMICK

3

MCCORMICK

4

 

MARION

7

MARION

7

MARION

10

MARION

7

 

MARLBORO

5

 

MARLBORO

6

MARLBORO

7

MARLBORO

9

 

NEWBERRY

4

 

NEWBERRY

5

NEWBERRY

5

NEWBERRY

3

 

OCONEE

12

 

OCONEE

9

OCONEE

11

OCONEE

11

 

ORANGEBURG

19

 

ORANGEBURG

20

ORANGEBURG

21

ORANGEBURG

23

 

PICKENS

18

 

PICKENS

15

PICKENS

11

PICKENS

8

 

RICHLAND

35

 

RICHLAND

47

RICHLAND

31

RICHLAND

27

 

SALUDA

5

 

SALUDA

1

SALUDA

0

SALUDA

4

 

SPARTANBURG

34

 

SPARTANBURG

39

SPARTANBURG

50

SPARTANBURG

29

 

SUMTER

14

 

SUMTER

12

SUMTER

12

SUMTER

17

 

UNION

4

UNION

6

UNION

2

UNION

3

 

WILLIAMSBURG

13

 

WILLIAMSBURG

11

WILLIAMSBURG

6

WILLIAMSBURG

10

 

YORK

21

 

YORK

29

YORK

12

YORK

17

 

TOTAL

692

 

TOTAL

735

TOTAL

699

TOTAL

578

 

 

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 577 of the 692 traffic fatalities in 2017.

*2016  and 2017 Figures are preliminary.


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