Frankfort child dies after being found inside hot car

Updated: Jul. 3, 2018 at 1:08 PM EDT
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FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - A death investigation is underway in Franklin County after a child was found late last week inside a hot car.

Calvin Hedges was discovered unresponsive on June 28. He was pronounced dead at 9:50 p.m. by the Franklin County Coroner.

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Frankfort police and the coroner's office are investigating the boy's death. How the child got into the car is under investigation.

According to, Calvin's death is the 19th involving child vehicular heatstroke in 2018. The deaths of three other children may be from vehicular heatstroke. Officials are awaiting autopsy results to make the determination in those cases.

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