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The most talked about danger for trick-or-treaters is getting hit by a car. But most injuries on Halloween night involve falls.
The culprit: costumes.
“Each year thousands of kids spend Halloween night in emergency rooms — and many times it’s because of an issue with their costumes,” said Erika Janes, R.N., child safety advocate for the Children’s Hospital Foundation Office of Child Advocacy.
Ensure your child enjoys trick-or-treating. Here are some simple tips for picking a safe costume.