2018 sets record for hot car deaths

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2018 sets record for hot car deaths

It may be cool today, but we all know that hot temperatures are on the way, and that means a greater chance of children being left in hot vehicles and dying because of it. Amy Artuso with the National Safety Council says children can suffer heatstroke when the temperature outside is as low as 57 degrees.
 
Nationally, 2018 saw a record number of hot car deaths.
 
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