10 Most Stereotypical Ways to Die in Houston (UPDATED)
If you live here, generally, you'll die from what most of your fellow countrymen and women die from: cancer, heart disease or lung disease. Oh, and accidents, too, like falling off a ladder and breaking your neck.
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However, here in the Lone Star state and specifically Harris County and Houston, there are some particular ways you can meet your maker. Here are the ten most stereotypical:
We'd be remiss if we didn't acknowledge our city's dicey (very recent) history learning to coexist with light rail.
10.) Working an oil industry job
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On-the-job deaths in the oil industry peaked two years ago around the state, according to a series of reports done by the Houston Chronicle. In February, two oil-field workers were electrocuted in southwest Houston.