FLORIDA — It's official, Florida is now considered the 3rd most dangerous state in America.
A recent WalletHub report lists Florida as the 48th safest state in the country — making it the 3rd most dangerous state, but it's not because of gators or flesh-eating bacteria.
- Deputies: Florida man's hand, foot found in alligator's stomach after apparent drowning
- Nearly 500-pound gator hit by semi-truck on Florida interstate
- Florida woman dies from flesh-eating bacteria after visiting popular Manatee County beach
- Ohio man contracts flesh-eating bacteria in Tampa Bay, nearly loses foot
- Flesh-eating bacteria infects Florida man fishing off coast of Palm Harbor in Gulf of Mexico
Wallet Hub looked at five different kinds of safety: Personal & Residential Safety, Financial Safety, Road Safety, Workplace Safety, and Emergency Preparedness. For a full breakdown of the findings, click here.
Louisiana and Mississippi are the only two states with a worse safety score. Minnesota topped the list as the safest state.
Florida did however get a high score among states with the lowest bullying-incidence rate.
For the full list of safest states in the U.S., click here.