South Carolina Department of Public Safety


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 8, 2015
Contact: Your Local CRO, 803-896-8144

SCDPS REPORTS SIX KILLED ON SOUTH CAROLINA ROADS
JUNE 5 – JUNE 7, 2015

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of six persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, June 5, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, June 7, at midnight.

 

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

6

County roads

0

Seat belt used

1

Seat belt not used

1

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

4

 

As of June 7, 369 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 328 highway deaths during the same time period in 2014.


Of the 259 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2015, 122 were not wearing seat belts. 


Through midnight June 7, 39 pedestrians have died compared to 36 in 2014; 46 motorcyclists have died compared to 34 in 2014; and 8 bicyclists have died compared to 5 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 June 7, 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 JUNE 7 

 

2015*

2014*

2013*

2012

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

 

ABBEVILLE

2

 

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

2

 

AIKEN

12

 

AIKEN

9

AIKEN

15

AIKEN

11

 

ALLENDALE

1

ALLENDALE

0

ALLENDALE

2

ALLENDALE

1

 

ANDERSON

14

 

ANDERSON

15

ANDERSON

13

ANDERSON

20

 

BAMBERG

1

BAMBERG

0

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

1

 

BARNWELL

3

BARNWELL

0

BARNWELL

1

BARNWELL

0

 

BEAUFORT

6

 

BEAUFORT

9

BEAUFORT

5

BEAUFORT

11

 

BERKELEY

14

 

BERKELEY

11

BERKELEY

11

BERKELEY

14

 

CALHOUN

7

 

CALHOUN

2

CALHOUN

2

CALHOUN

5

 

CHARLESTON

20

 

CHARLESTON

21

CHARLESTON

18

CHARLESTON

23

 

CHEROKEE

8

 

CHEROKEE

10

CHEROKEE

2

CHEROKEE

2

 

CHESTER

8

 

CHESTER

6

CHESTER

3

CHESTER

3

 

CHESTERFIELD

7

 

CHESTERFIELD

1

CHESTERFIELD

5

CHESTERFIELD

4

 

CLARENDON

3

 

CLARENDON

4

CLARENDON

2

CLARENDON

5

 

COLLETON

7

 

COLLETON

4

COLLETON

5

COLLETON

8

 

DARLINGTON

8

 

DARLINGTON

6

DARLINGTON

6

DARLINGTON

4

 

DILLON

1

 

DILLON

5

DILLON

4

DILLON

7

 

DORCHESTER

11

 

DORCHESTER

7

DORCHESTER

6

DORCHESTER

8

 

EDGEFIELD

0

EDGEFIELD

2

EDGEFIELD

0

EDGEFIELD

2

 

FAIRFIELD

2

FAIRFIELD

5

FAIRFIELD

0

FAIRFIELD

2

 

FLORENCE

13

 

FLORENCE

6

FLORENCE

18

FLORENCE

14

 

GEORGETOWN

6

 

GEORGETOWN

0

GEORGETOWN

3

GEORGETOWN

5

 

GREENVILLE

28

 

GREENVILLE

30

GREENVILLE

24

GREENVILLE

24

 

GREENWOOD

4

 

GREENWOOD

0

GREENWOOD

2

GREENWOOD

4

 

HAMPTON

2

HAMPTON

2

HAMPTON

2

HAMPTON

2

 

HORRY

30

 

HORRY

20

HORRY

23

HORRY

21

 

JASPER

8

 

JASPER

4

JASPER

2

JASPER

1

 

KERSHAW

3

 

KERSHAW

2

KERSHAW

10

KERSHAW

4

 

LANCASTER

8

 

LANCASTER

7

LANCASTER

3

LANCASTER

3

 

LAURENS

12

 

LAURENS

6

LAURENS

3

LAURENS

10

 

LEE

4

LEE

3

LEE

1

LEE

2

 

LEXINGTON

14

 

LEXINGTON

19

LEXINGTON

13

LEXINGTON

32

 

MCCORMICK

2

MCCORMICK

3

MCCORMICK

1

MCCORMICK

3

 

MARION

6

MARION

3

MARION

5

MARION

2

 

MARLBORO

2

 

MARLBORO

7

MARLBORO

2

MARLBORO

1

 

NEWBERRY

4

 

NEWBERRY

3

NEWBERRY

1

NEWBERRY

5

 

OCONEE

6

 

OCONEE

6

OCONEE

1

OCONEE

7

 

ORANGEBURG

14

 

ORANGEBURG

16

ORANGEBURG

13

ORANGEBURG

11

 

PICKENS

6

 

PICKENS

7

PICKENS

8

PICKENS

8

 

RICHLAND

11

 

RICHLAND

16

RICHLAND

28

RICHLAND

23

 

SALUDA

0

 

SALUDA

3

SALUDA

2

SALUDA

3

 

SPARTANBURG

31

 

SPARTANBURG

19

SPARTANBURG

14

SPARTANBURG

24

 

SUMTER

6

 

SUMTER

10

SUMTER

8

SUMTER

8

 

UNION

2

UNION

2

UNION

1

UNION

1

 

WILLIAMSBURG

4

 

WILLIAMSBURG

3

WILLIAMSBURG

9

WILLIAMSBURG

5

 

YORK

8

 

YORK

11

YORK

8

YORK

14

 

TOTAL

369

 

TOTAL

328

TOTAL

310

TOTAL

370

 

 

NOTE:  The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 307 of the 369 traffic fatalities in 2015.

*2013 , 2014 AND 2015 Figures are preliminary


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