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Commission warns of the dangers of keyless ignition cars for deaf or hard of hearing individuals

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Posted at 5:27 AM, Jul 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-17 07:46:25-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Kentucky Commission of Deaf and Hard Hearing has warned others about the dangers that come with keyless ignition vehicles.

This warning came after the Fayette County Coroner said there are indications that carbon monoxide poisoning caused Connie Dotson to die in her home last week.

Dotson was deaf and apparently left her keyless ignition car running inside the garage as she slept.

The commission said this is a serious problem as there are 700,000 people who are deaf or hard of hearing in Kentucky.

They are pushing for other technology to prevent future deaths.