BREAKING NEWS: Small Child Dies in Car in Jackson County, W.Va.

UPDATE 7/22/12 10:55 p.m

JACKSON COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- New details have emerged after a small child died after being left in a vehicle in the Silverton area of Jackson County.

WSAZ has learned the family had just gotten back from church and had several children and adults in a SUV.

Investigators say everyone got out the vehicle except for a 3-year-old girl who was left in the vehicle.

Jackson County Deputies estimate the little girl was inside the hot vehicle for about three hours before her family realized she was missing. She died in the driveway.

The incident is still under investigation, but is still being treated as an accident as of tonight.


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JACKSON COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A small child has died after being left in a car.

Emergency crews at the scene tell WSAZ.com it happened in the Silverton area of Jackson County.

Emergency crews say it appears to be accidential. The Jackson County Sheriff's Department has been called to the scene to investigate.

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