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Vehicle Heatstroke: Child Deaths

Posted by Sandra On June - 23 - 2013

Heatstroke Deaths of Children in Vehicles

hot_cars_thermometer_apSo far in 2013 there have been at least fifteen (15) deaths of children unattended in vehicles; seven which has been confirmed as heatstroke and eight which, based upon the known circumstances, are most likely heatstroke (2013 list).  Last year there were at least thirty-two deaths of children (see 2012 list) due to hyperthermia (heatstroke) after being left in or having gained access to hot cars, trucks, vans and SUV’s.  Since 1998 there have been at least 574 documented cases of heatstroke deaths of children in vehicles.  This study shows that these incidents can occur on days with relatively mild (i.e., ~ 70 degrees F) temperatures and that vehicles can reach life-threatening temperatures very rapidly. READ MORE HERE

 

 

 

 

STATISTICS

  • Total number of U.S. heatstroke deaths of children left in cars, 2013: 15
  • Total number of U.S. heatstroke deaths of children left in cars, 2012:  32
  • Total number of U.S. heatstroke  deaths of children left in cars, 1998-present:  574
  • Average number of U.S. child heatstroke fatalities per year since 1998: 37
  • See Monthly Statistics
  • See Per Capita Deaths by State









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