factU.S. fatal pit bull attacks have surpassed 370 since 1998; the last year the CDC studied fatal dog attack data by breed. In the last 8-year period of the CDC study (1991 to 1998), pit bulls averaged 2.9 deaths per year. From 2013 to 2020, the most recent 8-year period, pit bulls averaged 28.4 deaths per year, an increase of over 850%.
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December 2017, Section, AL Emily Colvin, 24-years old Fatal pit bull attack View related map Section, AL – Authorities confirmed that a pack of pit bulls killed a 24-year old woman and injured another Thursday morning. 24-year old Emily Mae … Continue reading
May 2014, Lee County, AL Katie Morrison, 20 Fatal pit bull attack View related map Scalping Victim Dies Smiths Station, AL – The Lee County coroner reports that a young woman hospitalized for severe pit bull injuries last week has … Continue reading
April 2014, St. Clair County, AL John Harvard, 5 Fatal pit bull attack View related map 04/06/14: Pit Bull Kills Child St. Clair County, AL – In a developing story, a 5-year old boy died Sunday after being attacked by … Continue reading
December 1912, Jefferson County, AL Jasper Goff, 5 Fatal dog attack: bulldog (pit bull-type) See related map Bulldog Kills Child Bessemer, AL Dec 16 – With his jaws locked on the throat of five-year-old Jasper Goff, a vicious bulldog strangled … Continue reading