Water safety reminder: Life jackets save lives

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about ten people die from unintentional drowning every day, and of these, two will be children aged 14 or younger. These statistics show drowning is  the sixth leading cause of unintentional injury  and death for people of all ages, and the second leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 14 years. Drowning is also the leading cause of fatalities each year at Big Thicket National Preserve.

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