Top 5 Ways Nature Kills in Arizona

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tripadvisor.com
Mother nature caused nearly 600 deaths in Arizona between 2005 and 2011.

Even though most injuries sustained from nature or the environment aren't fatal in Arizona -- as more than 22,000 people visited emergency rooms for those injuries in 2011 alone -- you might be surprised to find out what the most deadly killers are in the state.

Check out the list of the top-five natural killers in Arizona, including death tolls from 2005 through 2011:

5.) Lightning: 9 deaths
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Much better odds than winning a lottery jackpot. The state health department report doesn't show how many, if any, people survived lightning strikes during this seven-year span.

4.) Mauled or Bitten by Dog: 12 deaths
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Dog attacks are hardly ever fatal, as 6,720 people visited an emergency room for a dog bite in 2011, but only 12 people have been killed by dog attacks in the last seven years.

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KC Lewis
KC Lewis

Why the German Shepherd? :(

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