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Child left in car dies in Miami-Dade County

Posted: 3:55 PM, Feb 28, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-28 20:55:58Z

Police are investigating the death of a child who was reportedly left in a car in southwest Miami-Dade Wednesday.

Sources told NBC 6 that officers were called to a parking lot in the area of Bird Road and 97th Avenue.

The sources said a child was transported from the area to Kendall Regional Hospital where they were pronounced dead.

A witness told NBC 6 that the mother left the child in a car for hours while she worked in a nearby salon. Police haven't confirmed that information.

This story is courtesy of our news partners at NBC Miami .