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1-year-old boy dies after being left inside hot truck in Galveston

First responders tried to help the child, who was sent to the emergency room at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. The child died at the hospital.

GALVESTON, Texas — A child is dead after being left inside of a vehicle while the parent was at work in Galveston, according to police.

It happened Saturday morning at 6316 Stewart Road. That's where a parent arrived around 11 a.m., but with a 1-year-old boy still inside the truck. 

The parent returned to Chevrolet Tahoe around 4 p.m. The child was unresponsive. 

First responders tried to help the boy, who was sent to the emergency room at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

He died at the hospital.

Gavleston PD's investigative bureau and crime scene unit were still working the scene Saturday evening.

A spokesperson for the department said no names are being released at this time.

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