NEW IBERIA, La. - A two-year-old boy died after being left in a hot car for two hours in Iberia Parish.
The death occurred Monday afternoon. The child was pronounced dead on the scene by the parish coroner.
The circumstances surrounding the toddler's death are currently under investigation by the Iberia Parish sheriff's detectives.
According to KidsAndCars.org, this is the first child to die in a hot car in Louisiana in 2021 and only the fourth hot car death nationwide.