Eight people were killed on South Carolina roadways over the weekend, including two people in Berkeley County and one in Dorchester County, according to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety.
The deaths between 6 p.m. Friday and midnight Sunday included the drivers of a motorcycle and a moped, neither of whom was wearing a helmet, and two pedestrians. Four people who were killed in motor vehicle accidents were not wearing seat belts, according to the department.
As of Sunday, 302 people have died on South Carolina highways since Jan. 1, compared to 315 highway deaths during the same time period in 2013. There have been 10 fatalities in Berkeley County, 14 in Charleston County and seven in Dorchester County so far this year.
Also, 35 pedestrians, 30 motorcyclists and three bicyclists have died on state roads and highways in 2014.
Of the 219 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2014, 106 were not wearing seat belts, according to the department.
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