An infant died Tuesday in Washington DC after he was left in a hot car for about two hours, police said.
The 3-month-old was identified as Aaron Boyd Jr. He was found unconscious at around 6 p.m. and rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead less than an hour later.
Investigators that the boy was left in a black sedan parked in the View neighborhood of the city while temperatures reached the 90s.
“We have a 3-month-old male, cardiac arrest…doing CPR for about eight minutes,” a first-responder told police.
“Child hot car deaths and injuries are largely misunderstood by the general public and the majority of parents believe this would never happen to them,” nonprofit KidsAndCars said.
“In an overwhelming majority of child hot car deaths, it was a loving, responsible parent that unknowingly left the child.”