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New study shows West Virginia has nation's highest rate of fatal ATV accidents
Reported by: Associated Press
Thursday, January 2, 2014 6:38 AM EST
A new study says West Virginia has the nation's highest rate of fatal all-terrain vehicle accidents.
West Virginia ranked third in the number of deaths with 96. However, its death rate of 105 per 10 million people was the country's highest. Wyoming was a distant second with 70.
State Police Sgt. Michael Baylous says the popularity of outdoor activities in West Virginia may be a reason for the high rate of ATV fatalities.
Information from: Charleston Daily Mail, http://www.charlestondailymail.com