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      One person killed in crash over holiday weekend


      The Department of Public Safety says one person died on South Carolina highways over the Labor Day holiday weekend, starting Friday, August 31 at 6 p.m. and running until 11:59 p.m. Monday, September 3.


      As of September 3

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      528 people died on South Carolina highways, compared to 558 highway deaths in this same time period in 2011.


      Of the 353 motor vehicle occupants who died in 2012, 212 were not wearing seat belts.


      Through midnight September 3

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      , 62 pedestrians, 78 motorcyclists and 12 bicyclists died on state roads and highways.



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