BABY, 9 MONTHS,
DIES AFTER BEING LEFT IN HOT CAR
It is unknown at
this time how long the infant had been in the car, Hernando sheriff’s
SPRING HILL – A 9-month-old baby died today (Aug. 17)
of injuries he received after being left in a hot car, the Hernando County
Sheriff’s Office said.
Keyton O’Callaghan, 9 months, died at Oak Hill
Hospital where he was taken in critical condition after he was found.
Hernando County Sheriff’s deputies and Hernando County Fire Rescue were
dispatched to Elgin Boulevard in Spring Hill about 11:16 a.m. after 9-1-1
operators received a call of an infant who had just been removed from a hot
During the 9-1-1 call, someone on scene was providing CPR to the
baby. Upon arrival, deputies and fire rescue immediately began rendering aid
to the child and took him to the hospital.
Deputies said a
preliminary investigation indicates that Keyton had been in the care of his
mother, Cami Lee Moyer, 38, since last night.
Keyton was found in the
driveway in the car by the his father, Eric O’Callaghan, 32, just before the
9-1-1 call was placed this morning. O’Callaghan performed CPR on the infant
until fire rescue arrived and took over.
It is unknown, at this time,
how long Keyton had been in the car. Sheriff’s detectives said they are
still working to establish a chronological timeline of events and are