COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of eleven persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, April 11, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, April 13, at midnight.
|US routes, SC roads and secondary roads||9|
|Seat belt used||3|
|Seat belt not used||5|
|Seat belt unknown||0|
|Seat belt not applicable||3 pedestrians|
As of April 13, 199 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 202 highway deaths during the same time period in 2013.
Of the 153 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2014, 83 were not wearing seat belts.
Through midnight April 13, 23 pedestrians, 15 motorcyclists and four bicyclists have died on state roads and highways.