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Tips to stay safe while trick-or-treating


Here's a startling statistic for you: The deadliest hour for your child to go trick-or-treating is between the hours of 6-7 p.m.

Safety officials have some tips to help be safe when you're out on Halloween: Make sure when your kids are walking in the street to walk facing the traffic, and if at all possible make sure your child's costume is lighter in color.

"There are retro-reflective stickers that you can put on the costumes, we want to make sure that the kids use face paint rather than masks so that they can see and please remind those kids to cross at the corners, and walk on sidewalks," Jan Hummel, Adams County Safe Kids Coordinator, said.

You can pick up one of the reflectors for free at the Adams County Health Department.

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