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July 28, 2014

SCDPS: Six die on South Carolina roads over the weekend

Six people died on South Carolina roads over the weekend, according to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS).

Six people died on South Carolina roads over the weekend, according to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS).

Of the six people who died, two were wearing a seatbelt; one was not wearing a seat belt; two were motorcyclists and one was was a moped occupant.

SCDPS reports that 416 people have died this year on South Carolina highways compared to 414 in 2013.

Of the 293 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2014, 144 were not wearing seat belts, according to SCDPS.

There have been 49 pedestrians, 47 motorcyclists and six bicyclists who have died on state roads and highways this year, according to SCDPS.

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