Fullerton Police: Infant Dies After Being Left In Hot Car

FULLERTON (CBSLA) — An infant died Wednesday after being left in a hot car in Fullerton, police said.

Officers were called to the scene at about 3:34 p.m. to the scene in the 400 block of West Wilshire Avenue.

According to the Fullerton Police Department, the child was believed to have been left in a vehicle for an extended period of time and died as a result of the heat that built up inside the car.

The investigation was ongoing, but police said the believed the child’s death was an accident.

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“Any time there’s a loss of a child, it’s just a very tragic event no matter if it’s by natural means or by accident or by some other means,” he said.