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Top 23 Ways You'll Die

Don't worry -- your chances of dying in a huge storm are extremely slim. The National Safety Council put together a list of the most common ways we collectively kick the bucket. Personally, I've got my fingers crossed for "Mauled by wild animals," which sadly did not make this list.

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  • 1. Heart Disease: 1 in 6

    Heart Disease: 1 in 6

    (via)

  • 2. Cancer: 1 in 7

    Cancer: 1 in 7

    (via)

  • 3. Stroke: 1 in 28

    Stroke: 1 in 28

    (via

  • 4. Motor-vehicle accidents: 1 in 85

    Motor-vehicle accidents: 1 in 85

    (via)

  • 5. Intentional Self-harm: 1 in 115

    Intentional Self-harm: 1 in 115

    (via)

  • 6. Accidental poisoning: 1 in 139

    Accidental poisoning: 1 in 139

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  • 7. Falls: 1 in 184

    Falls: 1 in 184

    (via)

  • 8. Car Occupant: 1 in 272

    Car Occupant: 1 in 272

    (via)

  • 9. Assault by firearm: 1 in 300

    Assault by firearm: 1 in 300

  • 10. Pedestrian: 1 in 623

    Pedestrian: 1 in 623

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  • 11. Motorcycle rider: 1 in 802

    Motorcycle rider: 1 in 802

  • 12. Accidental drowning: 1 in 1,073

    Accidental drowning: 1 in 1,073

  • 13. In a fire: 1 in 1,235

    In a fire: 1 in 1,235

  • 14. Pedalcyclist: 1 in 4,147

    Pedalcyclist: 1 in 4,147

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  • 15. Air & space accidents: 1 in 5,892

    Air & space accidents: 1 in 5,892

  • 16. Firearms discharge: 1 in 5,981

    Firearms discharge: 1 in 5,981

  • 17. Exposure to excessive natural heat: 1 in 6,174

    Exposure to excessive natural heat: 1 in 6,174

  • 18. Exposure to electrical current, radiation, temperature & pressure: 1 in 9,412

    Exposure to electrical current, radiation, temperature & pressure: 1 in 9,412

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  • 19. Cataclysmic storm: 1 in 51,199

    Cataclysmic storm: 1 in 51,199

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  • 20. Contact with hornets, wasps, bees: 1 in 62,950

    Contact with hornets, wasps, bees: 1 in 62,950

  • 21. Lightning: 1 in 81,701

    Lightning: 1 in 81,701

  • 22. Bitten or struck (?) by dog: 1 in 119,998

    Bitten or struck (?) by dog: 1 in 119,998

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  • 23. Earthquake or other earth movements: 1 in 154,597

    Earthquake or other earth movements: 1 in 154,597