72da1d28cda49210VgnVCM200000e66411acRCRDapproved/thenational/Articles/Migration/2008-Q2Death of child on bus was unnecessary62da1d28cda49210VgnVCM200000e66411ac____Death of child on bus was unnecessaryI am on holiday here and read your article about the unfortunate incident in which a child died on a bus. I feel that I must add my two cents.<p>I am on holiday here and read your article about the unfortunate incident in which a child died on a bus. I feel that I must add my two cents.
I sympathise very much with the parents, and my heart goes out to them. May God give them the courage to go on.
Incidents like this have happened many times in the USA, some resulting in deaths. Most times the parents forget a child in a vehicle in places where the temperature can rise to over 40 degrees Celsius in a few hours. In many cases the children die of heat stroke or suffocation. When this happens, inevitably the courts come down hard on the parents, and many go to jail.</p>
<p>In the recent tragedy, I am surprised at the doctor's explanation. The child was left in a locked vehicle and the heat must have been horrendous. He died needlessly.
The driver and the man who ran away must take their share of responsibility. The school also appears to have been lax because it did not notify the parents of the child's absence.
This is all so careless, and it makes me very mad that a beautiful child is gone.</p>
<p>Lena Maharajh, United States</p>
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