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Florida ranked as third most dangerous state in America

Posted at 9:26 AM, Jul 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-05 10:43:18-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- It's official, Florida is now considered the 3rd most dangerous state in America.

A recent Wallet Hub report ranks all the states by how safe they are, and Florida was placed at #48 in the country. And it's not because of gators, or flesh-eating bacteria.

Wallet Hub looked at five different kinds of safety: Personal & Residential Safety, Financial Safety, Road Safety, Workplace Safety, and Emergency Preparedness.

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