The Department of Child Services recorded fifteen more death in 2011 than in the previous year.
Sixteen 16- and 17-year-olds died in driving accidents in the first six months of 2012, compared with only three the previous year.
The Indiana State Department of Health confirmed Monday 52 people have died from the flu, even as flu activity appears to be going down.
This year's deaths have significantly outpaced recent years.
More seniors appear to be dying this year from the flu.
Five more people have died in Indiana from the flu. Two of those were in long term care facilities.
The state has now paid out a total of about $11 million. Civil lawsuits will go to court starting in 2014 and could net the victims more money.
Indiana has reported 231 ATV accidents this year, compared to 153 in 2008.
The Indiana Attorney General‘s office received nine more tort claims in connection with the state fair stage collapse on the deadline day.
One farm safety expert says the agricultural industry is having trouble breaking through that plateau.