1-Year-Old Boy Left Inside Parked Car in Pembroke Pines Dies - NBC 6 South Florida

1-Year-Old Boy Left Inside Parked Car in Pembroke Pines Dies

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    Toddler Dies, Left Inside Parked Car for Hours

    A toddler is dead after being left inside a parked car for hours. NBC6 Reporter Erika Glover explains.

    (Published Saturday, July 14, 2018)

    What to Know

    • A child was left inside a hot, parked car Friday in a parking lot in the 2200 block of North University Drive.

    • Police are reminding the community not to leave loved ones or pets inside a parked vehicle, especially during the summertime.

    A 1-year-old boy who was left inside a hot, parked car for hours in Pembroke Pines died Friday, and police are reminding families to not leave loved ones or pets inside a vehicle, especially during the summer months.

    Law enforcement and fire officials responded to a report for medical assistance at around 5 p.m. in a parking lot in the 2200 block of North University Drive, where they found the 17-month-old child in his car seat, according to the Pembroke Pines Police Department.

    "Regrettably, CPR life-saving efforts and Fire Rescue transport did not prevent an unfortunate tragedy," police said in a news release.

    A preliminary investigation showed that the parent may have parked their car and left for a work shift, police said. The child may have been in the car for up to eight hours.

    Boy Dies Inside Hot Parked Car in Pembroke Pines

    [MI] Boy Dies Inside Hot Parked Car in Pembroke Pines

    A 1-year-old boy's death is under investigation after he was found inside a parked car in Pembroke Pines.

    (Published Friday, July 13, 2018)

    An investigation is underway. No additional information was immediately available.

    "Members of our community are reminded that leaving a child inside a car is a year-long hazard, but it is especially deadly during the summer months when temperatures can climb above 100 degrees within minutes," Pembroke Pines police said in a news release. "Always double check your vehicle after you park for loved ones or pets."

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