Child left in car in Jacksonville heat
By Matt ColemanStory updated at 5:54 PM on Wednesday, Jun. 24, 2009EMAILPRINTBLOG THISCOMMENTBuzz up! A child who was left unattended in a car in this afternoon's heat has died, authorities said.
Tom Francis of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department said emergency crews responded to the 8100 block of Chaucer Court shortly after 4 p.m. Francis confirmed the child died at the scene.
Sgt. Derrick Lewis of the Sheriff's Office said the caretaker had gone to the store about 12:30 p.m. with her own two teens and two toddlers, 2 and 3 years old, she was watching. She got back about 1:30. All but the 2-year-old boy was taken inside.
She realized about two hours later that the boy was missing, Lewis said. She brought him back in and tried CPR but the boy died.