South Carolina Department of Public Safety


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 12, 2017
Contact: Your Local CRO, 803-896-8144

SCDPS REPORTS ONE KILLED ON SOUTH CAROLINA ROADS

JUNE 9 – JUNE 11, 2017

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of one person killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, June 9, at 6:00 p.m. until Sunday, June 11, at midnight.

 

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

1

County roads

0

Seat belt used

0

Seat belt not used

1

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

0

 

As of June 11, 2017, 445 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 441 highway deaths during the same time period in 2016.

 

Of the 323 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2017, 149 were not wearing seat belts. 

 

Through midnight June 11, 57 pedestrians have died compared to 53 in 2016; 46 motorcyclists have died compared to 58 in 2016; and 8 bicyclists have died compared to 13 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 June 11, 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 JUNE 11   

 

2017*

2016*

2015

2014

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALTIES

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALTIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

 

ABBEVILLE

3

 

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

2

ABBEVILLE

3

 

AIKEN

13

 

AIKEN

17

AIKEN

12

AIKEN

9

 

ALLENDALE

4

ALLENDALE

1

ALLENDALE

1

ALLENDALE

0

 

ANDERSON

20

 

ANDERSON

23

ANDERSON

15

ANDERSON

16

 

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

1

BAMBERG

1

BAMBERG

0

 

BARNWELL

5

BARNWELL

3

BARNWELL

3

BARNWELL

0

 

BEAUFORT

13

 

BEAUFORT

13

BEAUFORT

8

BEAUFORT

9

 

BERKELEY

17

 

BERKELEY

15

BERKELEY

17

BERKELEY

11

 

CALHOUN

2

 

CALHOUN

4

CALHOUN

7

CALHOUN

2

 

CHARLESTON

26

 

CHARLESTON

19

CHARLESTON

28

CHARLESTON

21

 

CHEROKEE

7

 

CHEROKEE

3

CHEROKEE

8

CHEROKEE

10

 

CHESTER

13

 

CHESTER

8

CHESTER

8

CHESTER

6

 

CHESTERFIELD

4

 

CHESTERFIELD

4

CHESTERFIELD

7

CHESTERFIELD

2

 

CLARENDON

9

 

CLARENDON

9

CLARENDON

4

CLARENDON

4

 

COLLETON

7

 

COLLETON

5

COLLETON

7

COLLETON

4

 

DARLINGTON

11

 

DARLINGTON

13

DARLINGTON

8

DARLINGTON

7

 

DILLON

7

 

DILLON

4

DILLON

1

DILLON

5

 

DORCHESTER

8

 

DORCHESTER

13

DORCHESTER

13

DORCHESTER

7

 

EDGEFIELD

2

EDGEFIELD

1

EDGEFIELD

0

EDGEFIELD

2

 

FAIRFIELD

5

FAIRFIELD

4

FAIRFIELD

2

FAIRFIELD

5

 

FLORENCE

16

 

FLORENCE

13

FLORENCE

15

FLORENCE

6

 

GEORGETOWN

10

 

GEORGETOWN

4

GEORGETOWN

7

GEORGETOWN

0

 

GREENVILLE

27

 

GREENVILLE

36

GREENVILLE

31

GREENVILLE

31

 

GREENWOOD

6

 

GREENWOOD

5

GREENWOOD

6

GREENWOOD

0

 

HAMPTON

1

HAMPTON

0

HAMPTON

2

HAMPTON

2

 

HORRY

28

 

HORRY

30

HORRY

36

HORRY

20

 

JASPER

4

 

JASPER

12

JASPER

7

JASPER

4

 

KERSHAW

9

 

KERSHAW

8

KERSHAW

3

KERSHAW

2

 

LANCASTER

7

 

LANCASTER

9

LANCASTER

8

LANCASTER

7

 

LAURENS

19

 

LAURENS

5

LAURENS

12

LAURENS

6

 

LEE

3

LEE

4

LEE

4

LEE

3

 

LEXINGTON

19

 

LEXINGTON

19

LEXINGTON

15

LEXINGTON

19

 

MCCORMICK

2

MCCORMICK

1

MCCORMICK

2

MCCORMICK

3

 

MARION

5

MARION

3

MARION

7

MARION

3

 

MARLBORO

2

 

MARLBORO

3

MARLBORO

2

MARLBORO

7

 

NEWBERRY

4

 

NEWBERRY

2

NEWBERRY

4

NEWBERRY

3

 

OCONEE

7

 

OCONEE

7

OCONEE

6

OCONEE

6

 

ORANGEBURG

14

 

ORANGEBURG

15

ORANGEBURG

15

ORANGEBURG

16

 

PICKENS

8

 

PICKENS

10

PICKENS

6

PICKENS

7

 

RICHLAND

23

 

RICHLAND

29

RICHLAND

13

RICHLAND

18

 

SALUDA

5

 

SALUDA

0

SALUDA

0

SALUDA

3

 

SPARTANBURG

20

 

SPARTANBURG

26

SPARTANBURG

32

SPARTANBURG

19

 

SUMTER

11

 

SUMTER

7

SUMTER

6

SUMTER

11

 

UNION

2

UNION

4

UNION

2

UNION

2

 

WILLIAMSBURG

7

 

WILLIAMSBURG

7

WILLIAMSBURG

4

WILLIAMSBURG

3

 

YORK

8

 

YORK

19

YORK

9

YORK

12

 

TOTAL

445

 

TOTAL

441

TOTAL

406

TOTAL

336

 

 

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 376 of the 445 traffic fatalities in 2017.

*2016  and 2017 Figures are preliminary.


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