El Reno Police Arrest Father Of Toddler Who Died In Hot Car

Posted: Aug 02, 2018 8:16 PM PDT Updated: Aug 03, 2018 8:25 AM PDT

EL RENO, Oklahoma - The El Reno Police Department have made one arrest after a toddler died from a hot car death.
Police confirmed to News 9 the arrest of 33-year-old Adam Kolar, the toddler's father. The child died after being found unresponsive in a parked vehicle.

According to the report, emergency crews were called to the scene in the 1200 block of S. Hoff Avenue around 4:50 p.m. Thursday.

Officers performed life-saving measures on the child, who has only been identified as being a white male and approximately 3-years-old. He was transported to a local hospital, but was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police said Kolar showed signs of being intoxicated at the time of his arrest.

The investigation is ongoing.

Ashley Holden News 9
NEW INFO: El Reno Police just told me they have made one arrest in regards to the toddler who died in a hot car Thursday. They confirm the man arrested was the boys father and his name is Adam Kolar. They told me a release with more information should be coming. @NEWS9

Man arrested after toddler dies Thursday after being found in vehicle in El Reno

Published: Fri, August 3, 2018 7:29 AM Updated: Fri, August 3, 2018 2:51 PM

EL RENO — A man was arrested Thursday after his 3-year-old son died shortly after being found unresponsive in a parked vehicle.

The state medical examiner's office Friday identified the boy as Ryker Daniel Kolar, a spokeswoman reported. The cause and manner of his death is pending.

Police responded to a 911 call about the boy in the 1200 block of S Hoff Avenue about 4:50 p.m. The boy was found unresponsive in the vehicle. The windows of the vehicle were rolled up, police reported.

Emergency workers were unable to revive the boy, and he was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The boy’s father, Adam Kolar, 33, was arrested in connection to his son’s death. Police said Adam Kolar appeared intoxicated at the time of his arrest.

He is being held in the El Reno city jail on a murder complaint, police said.