TAMPA — A toddler girl died Monday after she was left inside a family car, police say.
The parents of an 18-month-old girl called 911 when they discovered their daughter unconscious inside their Jeep on N 19th Street. Tampa Police and Tampa Fire Rescue responded to the scene at about 6:24 p.m. and found the girl wasn’t breathing. The child was rushed to an area hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries and later pronounced dead.
Police say the investigation is in the early stages, but it appears the child was accidentally left inside the car Monday morning. No further information was available at this time.