Wood Co. Child Dies In Hot Car

By
WOUB Contributing Writer

Dateline
Updated Fri, Aug 31, 2012 5:42 am

Wood County Sheriff Jeff Sandy says his office is investigating the death of a young girl.

Preliminary reports indicate she was left in a hot car for a period of time.

Wood County 911 dispatchers say the call came in around 5:30 Thursday evening. 

Sandy says it happened near the Aqua Isles Trailer Court off of College Parkway in Wood County.

Sandy says his detectives are interviewing witnesses.

They are trying to work out exactly what happened to the little girl.

However, the sheriff says the initial investigation suggests the child was left in the car for some time.

Temperatures on Thursday peaked at 89 degrees.

Sheriff Sandy estimates the child was three or four years old.

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