A 7th Grader Wins 20K For Her Invention To Keep Kids From Dying In Hot Cars


Lydia Denton won 20K for this great invention

Lydia Denton won 20K for this great invention

When Lydia Denton learned about kids dying of hot car deaths because they are accidentally left behind, she decided to find a solution.

Two years later, the 12-year-old from North Carolina won a $20,000 prize for her invention, a car seat device that measures the temperature of a car and alerts parents and emergency officials when the temperature inside the car reaches 102 degrees. It's called the "Beat The Heat Car Seat".

Full story and video here courtesy of Goodmorningamerica.com.

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