What percentage of lightning strikes that actually hit people are fatal?
#51634. Asked by gmackematix. (Oct 12 04 7:01 PM)
According to the National Lightning Safety Institute, people under the age of 35 represent some 85% of lightning victims. One out of five (20%) strike victims die, and 70% of those who survive suffer serious long-term after effects.
Oct 12 04, 7:34 PM
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