Second Ohio infant dies in hot car; 41st such death in U.S. this year

A 1-month-old boy died in a hot car Tuesday in Zanesville.

The newborn was found in a car at an apartment complex, according to Kids And Cars Inc. It is unclear how the boy ended up in the vehicle.

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This infant is the second Ohio child to die in a hot car this year. On July 14, a 6-month-old girl died in a hot car in Medina.

Since 1994, Ohio has had 21 hot car deaths, according to the organization. The boy is the 41st hot car death nationwide.

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The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Department has not released a statement.

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