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A 16-month-old girl dies after being left inside a hot vehicle in Sioux City, Iowa

A 16-month-old girl dies after being left inside a hot vehicle in Sioux City, Iowa

July 01, 2019 08:22 AM

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Police say toddler left in hot vehicle died at hospital
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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a 16-month-old girl died after being left inside a hot vehicle in northwest Iowa's Sioux City.
    
The Sioux City Police Department says officers dispatched around 4 p.m. Sunday found the toddler unconscious. The National Weather Service says the temperature was 98 degrees (36.7 Celsius) at the time. She was pronounced dead later at a hospital.
    
It's unclear how long the girl was left alone in the vehicle. Her name and other details about what happened haven't been released.

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