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Long Island girl, 11, dies after being found in sweltering car in 124 degree heat

Long Island girl, 11, dies after being found in sweltering car that was said to have reached temperatures of up to 124 DEGREES inside the vehicle

  • The 11-year-old girl was found by a person who had spotted the vehicle in a Coram, Long Island, driveway on Tuesday afternoon
  • It is unknown how long the girl had been inside the girl or how she became locked inside in the first place 
  • The child was rushed in an ambulance to Stony Brook Hospital but later died
  • Temperatures were said to have been 90 degrees outside the vehicle but reached up to 124 degrees inside the car

A preteen died on Tuesday after she was found alone in a hot car in New York. 

The 11-year-old girl was found by a person who had spotted the vehicle in a Coram, Long Island, driveway. 

Officials stated that the person called police around 3.45pm from the Kathleen Crescent home, ABC 7 reports. 

The 11-year-old girl was found by a person who had spotted the vehicle in a Coram, Long Island, driveway on Tuesday afternoon around 3.45pm

It is unknown how long the girl had been inside the girl or how she became locked inside in the first place

It is unknown how long the girl had been inside the girl or how she became locked inside in the first place

It is unknown how long the girl had been inside the girl or how she became locked inside in the first place. 

The child was rushed in an ambulance to Stony Brook Hospital. 

Medics had attempted to revive her by performing CPR while they traveled to the hospital, but the girl would later die.

Neighbors at the scene were devastated by the discovery in their neighborhood. 

‘It’s an 11-year-old girl, it’s a baby,’ said neighbor Tommy Score. ‘She had the rest of her life ahead of her, that family has the rest of their lives ahead of them without her.’ 

The temperature when the girl was discovered had an outside temperature of 90 degrees Fahrenheit but temperatures inside could have reached up to 124 degrees

The temperature when the girl was discovered had an outside temperature of 90 degrees Fahrenheit but temperatures inside could have reached up to 124 degrees

The temperature when the girl was discovered had an outside temperature of 90 degrees Fahrenheit. 

According to meteorologist Lee Golberg, inside car temperature for just 10 minutes raked in at a sweltering 109 degrees.

And after 30 minutes, the heat would be at an unbearable 124 degrees. 

Investigators who arrived at the scene are still trying to determine whether charges will be filed. 

It is currently too early to know for sure though. 

 

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