Safety tips offered to trick-or-treaters ahead of Halloween

Halloween is only three days away and in preparation of the spookiest night of the year, the Town of Kill Devil Hills is offering trick-or-treaters and their families some helpful tips on how to stay in tip-top shape while collecting your candy this approaching Monday.

The safety tips are as follows:

  • Decorate costumes and bags with reflective tape or stickers
  • Carry glow sticks or flashlights
  • Put electronic devices down, keep heads up, and be mindful of your surroundings
  • Run, don’t walk, across the street

In case of an emergency, remember to always call 911.

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