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How many people have died going over Niagara Falls?

What is the total amount of deaths that have happened by people going over Niagara Falls?
June 16, 2012


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Since the 1850s, over 5,000 bodies have been recovered from the bottom of Niagara Falls. Every year, an estimated 40 people are killed each year when they are swept over the falls – most of which are suicide. Other figures suggest that the number of suicides is between 20 and 30, many of which are not publicized by officials

There have been 5 known daredevils to have taken on the falls and lost with there lives, while 16 daredevils have survived going over the falls.

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