South Carolina Department of Public Safety officials said there was only one road death reported over the weekend.
Officials said one person was killed on U.S. routes, S.C. roads and secondary roads between Jan. 8 and Jan. 10. Reports suggest that the victim was not wearing a seat belt at the time of collision.
As of Jan. 10, ten people have died on state highways, compared to 27 highways deaths during the same time period in 2015. Of the seven motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2016, six were not wearing seat belts.
Two pedestrians have been killed, compared to five during the same time period in 2015. One motorcyclist has been killed, compared to four during the same time period in 2015. There have been no bicyclists killed in 2016, compared to one this time in 2015.
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