Six people killed statewide in weekend wrecks, Public Safety reports

Six people were killed statewide in weekend wrecks, preliminary reports show.

Fatal wrecks in 2014

The S.C. Department of Public Safety reported 181 people killed statewide in fatal wrecks between Jan. 1 and April 6. In 2013, 188 deaths were reported during the same time period, state officials said.

COUNTY NAME

ABBEVILLE: 3

AIKEN: 5

ALLENDALE: 0

ANDERSON: 6

BAMBERG: 0

BARNWELL: 0

BEAUFORT: 7

BERKELEY: 4

CALHOUN: 2

CHARLESTON: 9

CHEROKEE: 8

CHESTER: 2

CHESTERFIELD: 0

CLARENDON: 1

COLLETON: 4

DARLINGTON: 4

DILLON: 3

DORCHESTER: 4

EDGEFIELD: 1

FAIRFIELD: 5

FLORENCE: 4

GEORGETOWN: 0

GREENVILLE: 19

GREENWOOD: 0

HAMPTON: 1

HORRY: 10

JASPER: 3

KERSHAW: 2

LANCASTER: 2

LAURENS: 3

LEE: 2

LEXINGTON: 10

MCCORMICK: 3

MARION: 0

MARLBORO: 3

NEWBERRY: 2

OCONEE: 3

ORANGEBURG: 10

PICKENS: 3

RICHLAND: 9

SALUDA: 3

SPARTANBURG: 8

SUMTER: 7

UNION: 1

WILLIAMSBURG: 2

YORK: 3

TOTAL 181

Source: S.C. Department of Public Safety

According to the state Department of Public Safety, five of the six deaths reported between Friday and Sunday occurred on U.S., state and secondary roads, with the remaining fatality occurring on an interstate.

Two of the people killed were pedestrians, a third was a moped rider and a fourth was a motorcyclist, authorities said.

The deaths brought this year's total to 181, compared with the 188 highway deaths reported this time last year, officials said.

Of those deaths, nine were reported in Charleston County. Berkeley and Dorchester counties each reported four deaths, Public Safety numbers show.



Reach Christina Elmore at 937-5908 or at Twitter.com/celmorePC.

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