Child, 2, dies in hot car in Kansas, sheriff says
Published: Aug. 1, 2022 at 3:00 PM EDT
SCRANTON, Kan. (WIBW/Gray News) – A 2-year-old child was found unresponsive in a car in Kansas on Sunday afternoon, according to the Osage County Sheriff’s Office.
Emergency responders rushed the toddler to the hospital where the child was pronounced dead, WIBW reported.
Circumstances surrounding the child’s death have not been released, but Sheriff Chris Wells said evidence suggests the death may have been heat-related.
Wells said authorities do not believe the child was left in the car.
The child’s official cause of death will be determined by an autopsy.
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