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 3 deaths per year. From 2011 to 2018, the most recent 8-year period, pit bulls averaged 25.5 deaths per year, an increase of over 740%.
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November 2013, Pierce County, WA Nga Woodhead, 65 Fatal pit bull attack Cause of Death UPDATE 11/07/13: The Seattle Times reported earlier today that the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office said 65-year old Nga Woodhead died of a heart attack … Continue reading