Weather-related fatalities in South Carolina increases to 19 - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Weather-related fatalities in South Carolina increases to 19

Source: SCDPS Source: SCDPS

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The total number of weather-related fatalities in South Carolina has increased to 19 as of 6:56 p.m. Friday night, according to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety Facebook page.

There have been 11 weather-related fatalities involving drownings in three counties:

  • 9 in Richland County
  • 1 in Kershaw County
  • 1 in Spartanburg

Two weather-related fatalities involving traffic collision/drowning have occurred in Horry County.

There have been six weather-related traffic fatalities in four counties:

  • 2 in Aiken
  • 2 in Greenville
  • 1 in Anderson
  • 1 in Horry

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