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Peloton Issues Treadmill Warning after Child Dies
Peloton is advising ownersof their treadmills to be careful after a child was killed in an accidentinvolving its Tread+ product.
The company did not provide details of the fatal accident.
That treadmill model is the company's latest, and it has knobs for quickly changingbelt speed.
The company urged users to keep children and pets away from any exerciseequipment. The treadmill won't work without a safety key inserted, soPeloton said users should store the key out of the reach of children.
A 2014 study by the National Institutes of Health found that 25,000children under age 10 are injured by exercise equipment each year. One-fourthof exercise machines are treadmills, but the NIH said they accountfor two-thirds of all injuries involving exercise machines