CORAM, NY. (THECOUNT) — An 11-year-old girl was found unresponsive inside a hot car on Tuesday, say local reports.
The grim discovery was made outside a home in Coram, Suffolk County, after authorities say they found the child inside an SUV with its windows closed.
Investigators say, the mother returned home after running errands with three of her children in her vehicle. She later realized that the 11-year-old had been left the in family SUV.
The girl’s mom pulled her out of the SUV and started CPR, but it was too late. EMS took the girl to the hospital where she later passed away.
“The call was for a young child that was left in a car, her lips were turning blue,” Detective Lieutenant Kevin Breyer of the Suffolk County Police Department said. “The call came in from the victim’s mother.” source
It wasn’t immediately clear if anyone will face criminal charges.