Child Dies After Being Left in Hot Car
O’Fallon, IL. police say a toddler has died after his father left him in a hot car.
The child was less than 2-years-old and was found in the car around 5pm yesterday by the mother. Police say the boys father took the boy to the car around 2:30, planned to take a trip, went back inside the home, and became distracted.
The boy has not been identified. Police are pursuing charges in the case.
The temperature that day in O’Fallen, IL. (a suburb of St. Louis) was around 90 degrees.