Toddler Dies After Being Found In Hot Vehicle Outside Tennessee Daycare

The 1-year-old was discovered outside the Education is the Key Children’s Center as temperatures reached 91 degrees in Memphis.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A 1-year-old child has died after being found in a hot vehicle outside a Tennessee daycare center, police said.

The toddler was pronounced dead at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital on Thursday afternoon shortly after being found in the vehicle, Memphis police said in a tweet.

The daycare, Education is the Key Children’s Center, has the capacity to care for up to 111 children, news outlets reported.

Further details, including the child’s name, were not immediately released.

News outlets report temperatures Thursday reached 91 degrees in Memphis.

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