SC bill: Concerned about child in a hot car? Break the window

The South Carolina Statehouse.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Bystanders could avoid punishment from car owners for breaking windows to rescue endangered children or disabled adults if a new S.C. House proposal becomes law, according to a story posted on The State’s website.

Ten unattended S.C. children have died from overheating in cars since 1997, according to statistics from the Kansas City-based advocacy group Nationwide, 31 children died from overheating in cars last year, including three in South Carolina.

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