2-year-old found unconscious, pronounced dead at hospital in Fort Pierce

FORT PIERCE — A 2-year-old boy was pronounced dead at a hospital Friday afternoon after police officers found the boy unconscious in a car, said Edward Cunningham, spokesman for the Fort Pierce Police Department.

The boy was found at about 5 p.m. in the 300 block of North 11th Street in Fort Pierce, Cunningham said. He was pronounced dead at about 7 p.m. at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute in Fort Pierce.

It's unclear how the boy got into the car.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.