A New Mexico teen is trying to save young lives with her innovative invention.

Alissa Chavez, 17, was on “Fox and Friends” this morning to discuss Hot Seat, a safety device that can be placed in any infant, toddler or booster seat to sense when a child is left in a car alone.

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Chavez demonstrated how an alarm sounds when the key fob is 40 feet away from a vehicle, and a child is still in the car.

So far this year, 18 kids who were left in cars have died.

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Chavez is crowd funding to build a prototype for the Hot Seat so she can start manufacturing them.

Learn more on her Indiegogo page.