The most dangerous state to walk in revealed

By Emily Drooby, Buzz60

It might be the sunshine state - but you may want to try avoid walking around in Florida.

Florida has been ranked the worst state when it comes to pedestrian fatalities according to Smarth Growth America which works to improve better towns and cities.

Between 2005 and 2014, more than 46-thousand people were struck and killed by cars while walking in the United States, and in Florida alone over 5,000 people were killed by a car while walking.

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Lone female traveling, exploring nature.

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Workers install a piece of glass on a suspension bridge, approximately 300 metres above ground at The Grand Canyon of Zhangjiajie on January 27, 2016 in Zhangjiajie, China. The glass-bottomed bridge is 430 metres in length and 6 metres in width, is expected to open in May this year.

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A 300 m long hanging bridge crosses the mighty river Siang in the hills of Arunachal Pradesh.

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Bamboo bridge at the beach at sunset.

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Canopy walkway under construction in tropical forest Borneo

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Hiker crossing the Bowtell Swing Bridge.

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Single rope bridge

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The spectacular design of the Arenal Hanging Bridges bring you as close as you could ever hope to the birds, the flowers and the lush vegetation of the tropical rainforest.

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Hanging bridge leading into the thick green jungle.

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Woman with backpack hiking in rainforest

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A wooden suspension bridge hanging across a river in the highlands of central Vietnam.

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Family walking the Heaphy Track, Karamea, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand.

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Crossing the Logan Creek Suspension Bridge, West Coast Trail, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, Vancouver Island.

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Man walking across small foot bridge in lush temperate rainforest, Oswald West.

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Arenal Hanging Bridges were made with the intention of assessing the flora and fauna from a different perspective since you go through different levels of the forest. As you walk you will be able to appreciate the great natural diversity of the tropical rainforest.

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That's second to only California-- which had over sixty-five hundred deaths. But keep in mind, almost twice as many people live in California.

Florida is so dangerous that 9 Florida metro-areas on the list are all located in the top 11.

As for places where it is apparently safer to take a talk.... Colorado Springs came in as the least dangerous metro-area... and Vermont ranked as the least dangerous state.

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