Quick Errands Could Lead To Deadly Consequences
Florida has the second most heat related child deaths in the nation, and a big part of the problem is kids who are left in the car with no air conditioning.
It only takes a few minutes for things to escalate into a life or death situation.
Those kinds of temperatures can be extremely deadly to a small child, whose body heats up three to five times faster than adults.
Kids are also unable to effectively sweat and don't always know when they need to exit the car for their own safety.
Alachua County Sheriff's Office say they respond to about five calls a month about kids being left in vehicles.
Most times, parents aren't trying to be abusive, but even what seems like a quick trip inside the grocery store can have tragic consequences.
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