4-year-old dies after being found in hot car in Florida, deputies say

A 4-year-old boy died after being found Friday afternoon in a parked car in Florida, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

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A bystander found the boy in the car in a parking lot near the intersection of Oak Ridge Road and Rio Grande Avenue around 2:30 p.m., according to dispatch logs.

The car was locked and not running, deputies said.

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The bystander took the boy to a fire station across the street. Paramedics took the child to Arnold Palmer Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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Officials did not immediately know how long the boy had been in the car.

So far, the Sheriff's Office believes the death was an accident.

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