2-year-old Fort Pierce boy dies after wandering off, being found in car

Posted at 10:00 PM, Jul 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-16 19:26:16-04

A 2-year-old Fort Pierce boy is dead after being found in a car Friday afternoon.

The Fort Pierce Police department says the boy wandered away from his family somewhere around 2:45 Friday afternoon.

His family was searching for him and found him unconscious and not breathing inside a car at 5:08 p.m. in the 300 block of N. 11th St. in Fort Pierce.

How he got into the car is still under investigation.

Family members called police and fire rescue at 5:09 p.m.

The boy was transported to Lawnwood Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.