The number of people who died on Lexington County roads this year rose to 38 after three people died in wrecks over the weekend, according to the S.C. Department of Public Safety.
after his motorcycle ran into trees at Woodcrest Lane and Fish Hatchery Road.
A second deadly wreck claimed the lives of a 38-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy Saturday evening after .
Statewide, nine people died on South Carolina highways between 6 p.m. Friday and midnight Sunday, according to the Department of Public Safety.
The nine deaths include four motorcyclists and five vehicle occupants. One was not wearing a seatbelt.
So far in 2012, 500 people have died on South Carolina highways, according to the Department of Public Safety. The total number of deaths for 2011 was 525.