Good Traffic News Continues

With six traffic fatalities across South Carolina this past weekend, State Public Safety yesterday said the total roadway deaths for 2019 now total 579, an improvement from 626 at the same date last year.

Here in Laurens County, we continue to maintain an even more remarkable reduction in traffic fatalities compared to last year. As of midnight August 11th, Public Safety puts Laurens County traffic fatalities for 2019 at ten. That’s just under 50% the 21 fatalities at this date of the past two years.

Neighboring Greenwood County has 1/3rd of last year’s fatalities, down from twelve in 2018 to four traffic deaths the same date this year.

Greenville County continues to have much higher fatalities, up from 36 last year to 44 in 2019.