2-year-old girl dies after being left in hot car, Florida sheriff's office says
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. (WFTV/CNN Newsource) — A 2-year-old girl has died after Florida deputies said the toddler was left in a hot car for more than two hours.
Deputies said the Orange City family, including the toddler and her two older brothers, ages 15 and 8, returned home from lunch in DeLand around 2:40 p.m. Thursday.
Around 5 p.m., deputies said the family found the toddler unresponsive in the car. They rushed her to the hospital where she was pronounced dead before 6 p.m.
Deputies said the circumstances of the child’s death are under active investigation by the Volusia Sheriff’s Major Case Unit.