South Carolina Department of Public Safety


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 12, 2015
Contact: Your Local CRO, 803-896-8144

SCDPS REPORTS NINE KILLED ON SOUTH CAROLINA ROADS
MAY 8 – May 10, 2015

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

 

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

7

County roads

2

Seat belt used

2

Seat belt not used

2

Seat belt unknown

1

Seat belt not applicable

4

 

As of May 11, 306 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 267 highway deaths during the same time period in 2014.


Of the 224 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2015, 109 were not wearing seat belts. 


Through midnight May 11, 35 pedestrians have died compared to 29 in 2014; 29 motorcyclists have died compared to 24 in 2014; and 7 bicyclists have died compared to 4 in 2014 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 May 11, 2015.


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 MAY 11

 

2015*

2014*

2013*

2012

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

 

ABBEVILLE

2

 

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

0

 

AIKEN

11

 

AIKEN

6

AIKEN

12

AIKEN

10

 

ALLENDALE

1

ALLENDALE

0

ALLENDALE

1

ALLENDALE

0

 

ANDERSON

13

 

ANDERSON

10

ANDERSON

11

ANDERSON

18

 

BAMBERG

1

BAMBERG

0

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

1

 

BARNWELL

3

BARNWELL

0

BARNWELL

1

BARNWELL

0

 

BEAUFORT

6

 

BEAUFORT

8

BEAUFORT

5

BEAUFORT

9

 

BERKELEY

13

 

BERKELEY

8

BERKELEY

10

BERKELEY

10

 

CALHOUN

7

 

CALHOUN

2

CALHOUN

2

CALHOUN

4

 

CHARLESTON

19

 

CHARLESTON

16

CHARLESTON

15

CHARLESTON

22

 

CHEROKEE

6

 

CHEROKEE

10

CHEROKEE

2

CHEROKEE

2

 

CHESTER

6

 

CHESTER

2

CHESTER

3

CHESTER

3

 

CHESTERFIELD

3

 

CHESTERFIELD

0

CHESTERFIELD

5

CHESTERFIELD

3

 

CLARENDON

2

 

CLARENDON

2

CLARENDON

2

CLARENDON

5

 

COLLETON

7

 

COLLETON

4

COLLETON

3

COLLETON

7

 

DARLINGTON

8

 

DARLINGTON

4

DARLINGTON

4

DARLINGTON

3

 

DILLON

1

 

DILLON

3

DILLON

2

DILLON

5

 

DORCHESTER

9

 

DORCHESTER

5

DORCHESTER

6

DORCHESTER

7

 

EDGEFIELD

0

EDGEFIELD

2

EDGEFIELD

0

EDGEFIELD

1

 

FAIRFIELD

2

FAIRFIELD

5

FAIRFIELD

0

FAIRFIELD

2

 

FLORENCE

11

 

FLORENCE

5

FLORENCE

10

FLORENCE

13

 

GEORGETOWN

5

 

GEORGETOWN

0

GEORGETOWN

2

GEORGETOWN

5

 

GREENVILLE

23

 

GREENVILLE

27

GREENVILLE

20

GREENVILLE

21

 

GREENWOOD

5

 

GREENWOOD

0

GREENWOOD

2

GREENWOOD

3

 

HAMPTON

2

HAMPTON

2

HAMPTON

2

HAMPTON

2

 

HORRY

20

 

HORRY

16

HORRY

13

HORRY

16

 

JASPER

7

 

JASPER

3

JASPER

2

JASPER

1

 

KERSHAW

3

 

KERSHAW

2

KERSHAW

7

KERSHAW

3

 

LANCASTER

3

 

LANCASTER

7

LANCASTER

2

LANCASTER

2

 

LAURENS

10

 

LAURENS

5

LAURENS

3

LAURENS

7

 

LEE

4

LEE

3

LEE

1

LEE

1

 

LEXINGTON

12

 

LEXINGTON

18

LEXINGTON

12

LEXINGTON

27

 

MCCORMICK

1

MCCORMICK

3

MCCORMICK

0

MCCORMICK

3

 

MARION

3

MARION

0

MARION

5

MARION

1

 

MARLBORO

2

 

MARLBORO

5

MARLBORO

1

MARLBORO

0

 

NEWBERRY

2

 

NEWBERRY

2

NEWBERRY

1

NEWBERRY

5

 

OCONEE

5

 

OCONEE

5

OCONEE

1

OCONEE

6

 

ORANGEBURG

12

 

ORANGEBURG

13

ORANGEBURG

11

ORANGEBURG

8

 

PICKENS

5

 

PICKENS

6

PICKENS

8

PICKENS

7

 

RICHLAND

9

 

RICHLAND

16

RICHLAND

23

RICHLAND

20

 

SALUDA

0

 

SALUDA

3

SALUDA

2

SALUDA

1

 

SPARTANBURG

26

 

SPARTANBURG

15

SPARTANBURG

11

SPARTANBURG

17

 

SUMTER

5

 

SUMTER

8

SUMTER

7

SUMTER

7

 

UNION

1

UNION

2

UNION

1

UNION

1

 

WILLIAMSBURG

3

 

WILLIAMSBURG

2

WILLIAMSBURG

7

WILLIAMSBURG

3

 

YORK

7

 

YORK

9

YORK

8

YORK

13

 

TOTAL

306

 

TOTAL

267

TOTAL

251

TOTAL

305

 

 

NOTE:  The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 257 of the 306 traffic fatalities in 2015.

*2013 , 2014 AND 2015 Figures are preliminary


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