States with the most deadly accidents

April 18, 2015 12:34 PM

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States with the most deadly accidents

There were 130,557 accidental deaths in the United States in 2013. Some types of accidental deaths are more common than others. Drug poisonings and motor vehicle accidents were the two leading causes of unintentional deaths.

24/7 Wall St. examined data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on accidental deaths by state. West Virginia had the highest accidental death rate at 71.5 deaths per 100,000 residents. New York had the lowest rate at 27.5 deaths per 100,000 residents. These are the states with ...

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