South Carolina Department of Public Safety


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 4, 2018
Contact: Your Local CRO, 803-896-8144

SCDPS REPORTS NINE KILLED ON SOUTH CAROLINA ROADS
JUNE 1 – JUNE 3, 2018

 

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of three persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, June 1, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, June 3, at 11:59 p.m.

 

 

Interstates

1

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

8

County roads

0

Seat belt used

3

Seat belt not used

3

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

3 - 1 pedestrian, 1 motorcyclist (no helmet), and 1 moped driver (no helmet)

 

As of June 3, 407 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 449 highway deaths during the same time period in 2017.

 

Of the 291 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2018, 145 were not wearing seat belts. 

 

Through June 3, 61 pedestrians have died compared to 58 in 2017; 40 motorcyclists have died compared to 47 in 2017; and six bicyclists have died compared to eight 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. June 3, 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 JUNE 3     

 

2018*

2017*

2016

2015

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

 

ABBEVILLE

2

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

2

 

AIKEN

8

AIKEN

13

AIKEN

15

AIKEN

12

 

ALLENDALE

1

ALLENDALE

4

ALLENDALE

1

ALLENDALE

1

 

ANDERSON

20

ANDERSON

19

ANDERSON

22

ANDERSON

15

 

BAMBERG

0

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

1

BAMBERG

1

 

BARNWELL

1

BARNWELL

5

BARNWELL

3

BARNWELL

3

 

BEAUFORT

5

BEAUFORT

12

BEAUFORT

12

BEAUFORT

8

 

BERKELEY

14

BERKELEY

17

BERKELEY

15

BERKELEY

16

 

CALHOUN

5

CALHOUN

2

CALHOUN

3

CALHOUN

7

 

CHARLESTON

27

CHARLESTON

32

CHARLESTON

16

CHARLESTON

28

 

CHEROKEE

8

CHEROKEE

7

CHEROKEE

3

CHEROKEE

8

 

CHESTER

4

CHESTER

13

CHESTER

8

CHESTER

8

 

CHESTERFIELD

3

CHESTERFIELD

5

CHESTERFIELD

4

CHESTERFIELD

7

 

CLARENDON

3

CLARENDON

10

CLARENDON

9

CLARENDON

4

 

COLLETON

10

COLLETON

8

COLLETON

5

COLLETON

7

 

DARLINGTON

10

DARLINGTON

11

DARLINGTON

13

DARLINGTON

8

 

DILLON

3

DILLON

7

DILLON

4

DILLON

1

 

DORCHESTER

11

DORCHESTER

7

DORCHESTER

11

DORCHESTER

13

 

EDGEFIELD

5

EDGEFIELD

2

EDGEFIELD

1

EDGEFIELD

0

 

FAIRFIELD

4

FAIRFIELD

5

FAIRFIELD

4

FAIRFIELD

2

 

FLORENCE

16

FLORENCE

16

FLORENCE

11

FLORENCE

15

 

GEORGETOWN

2

GEORGETOWN

10

GEORGETOWN

3

GEORGETOWN

7

 

GREENVILLE

27

GREENVILLE

30

GREENVILLE

35

GREENVILLE

29

 

GREENWOOD

8

GREENWOOD

6

GREENWOOD

5

GREENWOOD

6

 

HAMPTON

0

HAMPTON

1

HAMPTON

0

HAMPTON

2

 

HORRY

26

HORRY

31

HORRY

28

HORRY

32

 

JASPER

5

JASPER

5

JASPER

13

JASPER

7

 

KERSHAW

3

KERSHAW

8

KERSHAW

5

KERSHAW

3

 

LANCASTER

1

LANCASTER

6

LANCASTER

7

LANCASTER

6

 

LAURENS

13

LAURENS

19

LAURENS

5

LAURENS

12

 

LEE

1

LEE

3

LEE

4

LEE

4

 

LEXINGTON

38

LEXINGTON

17

LEXINGTON

19

LEXINGTON

14

 

MCCORMICK

0

MCCORMICK

2

MCCORMICK

1

MCCORMICK

2

 

MARION

3

MARION

5

MARION

3

MARION

6

 

MARLBORO

2

MARLBORO

2

MARLBORO

3

MARLBORO

2

 

NEWBERRY

5

NEWBERRY

4

NEWBERRY

2

NEWBERRY

2

 

OCONEE

6

OCONEE

6

OCONEE

7

OCONEE

5

 

ORANGEBURG

17

ORANGEBURG

14

ORANGEBURG

13

ORANGEBURG

14

 

PICKENS

7

PICKENS

7

PICKENS

8

PICKENS

6

 

RICHLAND

21

RICHLAND

23

RICHLAND

27

RICHLAND

12

 

SALUDA

1

SALUDA

5

SALUDA

0

SALUDA

0

 

SPARTANBURG

33

SPARTANBURG

20

SPARTANBURG

25

SPARTANBURG

32

 

SUMTER

9

SUMTER

9

SUMTER

7

SUMTER

6

 

UNION

0

UNION

2

UNION

4

UNION

2

 

WILLIAMSBURG

8

WILLIAMSBURG

7

WILLIAMSBURG

6

WILLIAMSBURG

3

 

YORK

11

YORK

7

YORK

16

YORK

9

 

TOTAL

407

 

TOTAL

449

TOTAL

410

TOTAL

389

 

 

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 346 of the 407 traffic fatalities in 2018.

*2017 and 2018  Figures are Preliminary

 


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