The National Weather Service has a good site about Lightning Safety with some interesting facts about the risks of lightning and how to reduce your chance of being struck.
By mid year 2008 -- 24 people had died from lightning strikes. In 2007 -- 45 people were struck by lightning and killed. The following facts are about the lightning deaths in 2007.
The National Weather Service's Lightning Safety site has almost 2 dozen detailed survivor stories, with extensive handouts and brochures including,
and many more interesting and informative sources.
Some information about Hurricanes and lightning.