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By David Emery, Aboat. com Guide June 29, mos
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vending machines kill, sharks don' t, according to a July 4, 2003 Reuters
headline. The article quotes an LA. lifeguard who asserts that in spite of
the ubiquitous fear of shark attacks in this country’, "more people are killed
in the United States each year by vending machines," which smacks of an
urban legend but probably isn' t.
Isay "probably isn' t" because statistics pertaining to vending machine
deaths aren' t as easy’ to come by as data on shark attack fatalities, so it' s
difficult to draw a direct comparison. But f we look at 1995, for example -
the most recent year for which I was able to find an accounting of deaths due to vending
machine popovers - two gewgle died as a result of being crushed by falling soda machines in
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in the same period.
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wwy_ _ dle{ F;, Safety’ Commission there were 37 known vending
machine fatalities between 1978 and 1995, for an
Am" average of 2. 18 deaths per veer. Caver the past
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grain, pellets Dr cereals. decade there were a total of six recorded shark
wwy. . attack fatalities in the LIE... for an average of .6
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