Seven people were killed on South Carolina highways during the weekend, according to preliminary numbers from the S.C. Department of Public Safety.
As of Sunday, 658 people had died on state roads, compared to 647 deaths during the same period in 2010, according to Sid Gaulden, a public safety spokesman.
Of those, 87 were pedestrians, 90 were motorcyclists and 12 were bicyclists. That compares to 70 pedestrians, 71 motorcyclists and 13 bicyclists killed on state roads and highways during the same period last year.
Of the 452 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2011, Gaulden said 228 were not wearing seat belts.