In some Sunbelt states, drowning is the leading cause of accidental death.
In a comprehensive study of drowning incidents involving children found that:
Tips for preventing disasters include:
Let’s enjoy summer here in the Tennessee Valley but let’s be vigilant to be sure those we love have a safe and enjoyable swim season. I’m Dave Thomason, that’s my take, what’s yours?
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