A dramatic reminder for parents and caregivers everywhere
CINCINNATI (Derek Drake) -- A shocking number of children die from being left in hot cars than one would think.
According to the Department of Geosciences there has been 575 deaths since 1998, 73% of which were children under the age of 2.
The video depicts the dangers of making the deadly mistake of leaving a child in a hot car; explaining that it can take as little as 15 minutes in an overheated car for a child to suffer life-threatening brain or kidney injuries.
When body temperatures reach 104 degrees, internal organs shut down and at 107 degrees, children die.
While this video was posted on YouTube last summer, the message it sends is one that needs to be shared and reposted. Please share this video with your friends and family on Facebook.
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