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Boy dies after wandering into sweltering car on 95-degree day: Reports

A 4-year-old Texas boy has died after being found unresponsive in a hot car Saturday evening, according to reports.

Adults at a Wichita residence reportedly told police that the child had vanished and they found him in a car. The boy’s believed to have wandered outside and climbed into the car, according to KWTX.

It’s not immediately known how long the child was in the vehicle, which KTVT reported was parked in the driveway of a home. Temperatures in Wichita reached 95 degrees on Saturday.

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Police are investigating the boy’s death. Officials have not yet publically identified the child.

According to No Heat Stroke, the 4-year-old boy is the 10th child to die in a hot car this year. In 2019, 52 children died of vehicular heatstroke.

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