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Police: Baby accidentally left in parked car dies in Texas

Posted: 12:41 AM, May 18, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-18 01:41:56-04

EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) – Police in South Texas say a 7-month-old girl has died after being left in a parked car amid triple-digit temperatures when her father apparently forgot to take her to day care before going to work.
    
Eagle Pass police said Thursday that the car was parked at a local school where the father worked as a teacher. Officer Humberto Garza says investigators believe the baby’s death was accidental.
    
Police say emergency personnel were summoned to the school parking lot around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. The child was pronounced dead at a hospital.
    
Forecasters say temperatures reached 100 degrees on Wednesday in Eagle Pass, which is about 130 miles southwest of San Antonio.
    
The Eagle Pass Independent School District didn’t immediately return a message from The Associated Press on Thursday.

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