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.

Comments (5)
  1. sara Elkins says:

    Time for parents of children and pets to be warned about hot cars on the news, facebook and flyers on cars!

  2. Bruce says:

    This is criminally irresponsible!

  3. EDWARD PERELMAN says:

    WHO EVER LEFT KID IN THE CAR SHOULD BE ARRESTED.

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