Police: Toddler dies after getting trapped in hot car – CNN.com


CNN — A 3-year-old boy in Southern California died Wednesday after he climbed into an unlocked car on a hot summer’s day and was trapped, police said.The toddler was playing alone in the front yard of his house in Sylmar while his parents were home when he got into the car and couldn’t get out, said Officer Bruce Borihanh with the Los Angeles Police Department.Police told CNN affiliate KABC that the boy’s father woke up from a nap and found the boy unresponsive. It was unclear how long the child was in the car, KABC reported. “It highlights the importance … of not taking for granted where your kids are and what they might be doing,” Los Angeles police Lt. Paul Vernon said. Who can stop hot car deaths?The toddler was rushed to the hospital, but was pronounced dead.Police are investigating, but they do not suspect any foul play, Borihanh said.

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