Eight month old baby dies in a hot car in Virginia

An 8-year-old baby girl died Tuesday after she was discovered in a hot car in Chesapeake, Va., according to Fox 23 News.

According to a report by New York Daily, the baby was found around 12:40 p.m. and was quickly rushed by emergency services to a nearby hospital, where she died.

The girl had been left alone for several hours, the Chesapeake Police Department said.

Police said the incident is under investigation and a cause of death has not been released.

According to the Virginian-Pilot, temperatures in Chesapeake reached the upper 90s on Tuesday.

It was at least the second hot car death of an infant this summer in Virginia. In June, an 11-month-old girl died after being “inadvertently” left in car by father, Fairfax County Police said.

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