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Peloton: Child killed in ‘tragic’ treadmill accident

Peloton: Child killed in ‘tragic’ treadmill accident

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Getty ImagesPeloton has warned parents to keep children away from its treadmills after the death of a child.Boss John Foley called it "tragic accident" - one of a "small handful" of incidents in which children have been hurt on the firm's exercise equipment.He did not disclose further details about what happened.In February, a 3-year-old suffered severe head injuries after getting trapped under a Peloton treadmill, but will make a full recovery.The latest incident report into that accident, disclosed on Wednesday, said the child "was found to have tread marks on his back matching the slats of the treadmill".Mr Foley, Peloton's founder, said children should stay away from the firm's machines, which have surged in popularity during the pandemic."We design and build all of our products with s...