South Carolina Department of Public Safety


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 13, 2017
Contact: Your Local CRO, 803-896-8144

SCDPS REPORTS SEVEN KILLED ON SOUTH CAROLINA ROADS

SEPTEMBER 8 – SEPTEMBER 10, 2017

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of seven persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, September 8, at 6:00 p.m. until Sunday, September 10, at midnight.

 

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

7

County roads

0

Seat belt used

4

Seat belt not used

1

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

2 – 1 motorcyclist un-helmeted; 1 pedestrian

 

As of September 10, 662 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 710 highway deaths during the same time period in 2016.


Of the 459 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2017, 221 were not wearing seat belts. 


Through midnight September 10, 91 pedestrians have died compared to 101 in 2016; 79 motorcyclists have died compared to 106 in 2016; and 13 bicyclists have died compared to 18 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 10, 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 11   

 

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

24

 

AIKEN

28

AIKEN

19

AIKEN

15

 

ALLENDALE

4

ALLENDALE

2

ALLENDALE

3

ALLENDALE

0

 

ANDERSON

28

 

ANDERSON

39

ANDERSON

24

ANDERSON

27

 

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

5

BAMBERG

3

BAMBERG

1

 

BARNWELL

6

BARNWELL

5

BARNWELL

5

BARNWELL

6

 

BEAUFORT

18

 

BEAUFORT

20

BEAUFORT

9

BEAUFORT

15

 

BERKELEY

22

 

BERKELEY

27

BERKELEY

25

BERKELEY

23

 

CALHOUN

4

 

CALHOUN

5

CALHOUN

9

CALHOUN

5

 

CHARLESTON

40

 

CHARLESTON

34

CHARLESTON

46

CHARLESTON

34

 

CHEROKEE

17

 

CHEROKEE

4

CHEROKEE

14

CHEROKEE

10

 

CHESTER

14

 

CHESTER

12

CHESTER

10

CHESTER

8

 

CHESTERFIELD

7

 

CHESTERFIELD

7

CHESTERFIELD

10

CHESTERFIELD

3

 

CLARENDON

16

 

CLARENDON

13

CLARENDON

11

CLARENDON

7

 

COLLETON

11

 

COLLETON

10

COLLETON

14

COLLETON

11

 

DARLINGTON

12

 

DARLINGTON

19

DARLINGTON

16

DARLINGTON

10

 

DILLON

8

 

DILLON

9

DILLON

3

DILLON

10

 

DORCHESTER

10

 

DORCHESTER

21

DORCHESTER

23

DORCHESTER

9

 

EDGEFIELD

2

EDGEFIELD

1

EDGEFIELD

1

EDGEFIELD

2

 

FAIRFIELD

7

FAIRFIELD

7

FAIRFIELD

4

FAIRFIELD

8

 

FLORENCE

22

 

FLORENCE

21

FLORENCE

21

FLORENCE

13

 

GEORGETOWN

12

 

GEORGETOWN

4

GEORGETOWN

10

GEORGETOWN

5

 

GREENVILLE

43

 

GREENVILLE

61

GREENVILLE

44

GREENVILLE

46

 

GREENWOOD

8

 

GREENWOOD

8

GREENWOOD

9

GREENWOOD

2

 

HAMPTON

3

HAMPTON

1

HAMPTON

6

HAMPTON

4

 

HORRY

43

 

HORRY

50

HORRY

56

HORRY

33

 

JASPER

7

 

JASPER

18

JASPER

10

JASPER

9

 

KERSHAW

14

 

KERSHAW

11

KERSHAW

12

KERSHAW

4

 

LANCASTER

10

 

LANCASTER

12

LANCASTER

11

LANCASTER

9

 

LAURENS

23

 

LAURENS

11

LAURENS

15

LAURENS

13

 

LEE

3

LEE

4

LEE

7

LEE

6

 

LEXINGTON

33

 

LEXINGTON

33

LEXINGTON

28

LEXINGTON

25

 

MCCORMICK

2

MCCORMICK

3

MCCORMICK

3

MCCORMICK

4

 

MARION

7

MARION

6

MARION

10

MARION

7

 

MARLBORO

5

 

MARLBORO

6

MARLBORO

6

MARLBORO

8

 

NEWBERRY

4

 

NEWBERRY

4

NEWBERRY

5

NEWBERRY

3

 

OCONEE

9

 

OCONEE

9

OCONEE

11

OCONEE

10

 

ORANGEBURG

19

 

ORANGEBURG

20

ORANGEBURG

19

ORANGEBURG

22

 

PICKENS

17

 

PICKENS

15

PICKENS

11

PICKENS

8

 

RICHLAND

32

 

RICHLAND

45

RICHLAND

30

RICHLAND

26

 

SALUDA

5

 

SALUDA

1

SALUDA

0

SALUDA

3

 

SPARTANBURG

33

 

SPARTANBURG

39

SPARTANBURG

49

SPARTANBURG

26

 

SUMTER

14

 

SUMTER

12

SUMTER

11

SUMTER

17

 

UNION

4

UNION

6

UNION

2

UNION

3

 

WILLIAMSBURG

12

 

WILLIAMSBURG

11

WILLIAMSBURG

6

WILLIAMSBURG

10

 

YORK

20

 

YORK

28

YORK

12

YORK

17

 

TOTAL

662

 

TOTAL

710

TOTAL

658

TOTAL

542

 

 

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 552 of the 662 traffic fatalities in 2017.

*2016  and 2017 Figures are preliminary.


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