So far in 2011, there has been one person injured but no one has died. In 2010, there were 28 killed and 238 injured. 2009 was even worse with 34 killed and 255 injured. In 2008, there were 27 killed and 304 injured. An interesting site you may want to look at is http://www.struckbylightning.org/ It tells you what states the deaths and injuries occurred.