after being left in hot car for 5 hours outside of Galveston restaurant
GALVESTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A one-year-old child has died after being
left in a hot car for 5 hours outside of a restaurant, according to police.
The Galveston Police Department says at around 11 a.m., a parent arrived
for work at Los Lazos Mexican restaurant, located at 6316 Stewart Road, and
left the child in the car.
Authorities say the parent returned to the
car around 4 p.m. and found the child to be unresponsive.
responders immediately began treating the child when they arrived and later
sent the child to the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.
Police say the child was pronounced dead at the hospital after all
avenues of treatment were exhausted.
Investigative officials are
still at the scene conducting an investigation.
The identification of
the parent involved has not been released at this time.