SCDPS: 5 killed on state roadways over weekend

SOUTH CAROLINA (WMBF) - Five people were killed in weekend traffic accidents on South Carolina roadways, according to weekly statistics released from the South Carolina Department of Public Safety.

Of the five fatalities reported, only one victim was reported as wearing a seatbelt. Four others, officials said, were not wearing a seatbelt at their time of death.

As of May 23, 300 people have died on South Carolina roadways, compared to 332 highway deaths during the same time period in 2009.

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