First Responders Asking People to ‘Look Before You Lock’ this Summer

(Missouri) With summer in full swing it’s an important time for a reminder not to leave children or pets in hot cars.

According to kidsandCars.org more than 30 children die from heat related deaths after being trapped inside vehicles each year.

Corporal Juston Wheetley with the Missouri State Highway Patrol says it doesn’t take long for cars to heat up under the summer sun.