Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- The South Carolina Department of Public Safety reports that over the Labor Day holiday weekend, 8 motorists were killed on South Carolina roads.
One driver was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt, and the fatalities included three motorcyclists and two pedestrians.
As of September 2, 472 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 552 highway deaths in this same time period in 2012.
Of the 312 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2013, 184 were not wearing seat belts.
Through midnight September 2, 54 pedestrians, 80 motorcyclists and eight bicyclists have died on state roads and highways.
These numbers are preliminary and are based on fatal collisions compiled by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety as of midnight September 2, 2013.