Two people died in traffic crashes last weekend statewide, according to the S.C. Highway Department of Public Safety.
Of the two deaths between 6 p.m. Friday and midnight Sunday, one person was not wearing a seat belt, and the other was a motorcyclist.
The state agency issues public updates on weekend traffic fatalities each Monday.
Through Sunday, 435 people have died on roads statewide this year, compared with 444 in the same period in 2013. Of the 309 victims who were in cars, 153 of them, or about half, were not buckled up.
Forty-eight pedestrians, 50 motorcyclists and seven bicyclists also have died this year.
These 10 counties have reported the highest totals of traffic deaths this year:
1. Greenville: 39 deaths
2. Horry: 29 deaths
3. Charleston: 25 deaths
4. Anderson: 24 deaths
5. Spartanburg: 22 deaths
6. Lexington: 21 deaths
7. Richland: 20 deaths
8. Orangeburg: 19 deaths
9. Berkeley: 16 deaths
9. Sumter: 16 deaths
Six people also have died on roads in Dorchester County.
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