Special Report: Furniture Fatalities

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 10:23 PM EDT
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More children are getting hurt or killed by falling furniture. Statistics show a child dies every three weeks from a furniture related tip over. But most of the accidents are preventable.

Two-years ago, a dresser fell on Lindsay Hart's son. Safe Kids Western North Carolina says installing furniture straps is a quick and easy way to prevent accidents. That is something Hart says she wishes she'd known.

Click here for more information about how to properly secure your furniture.

By Emma Wright
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Special Report: Furniture Fatalities
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