Family mourns toddler who died in hot vehicle in Delray Beach

Family mourns toddler who died in hot vehicle in Delray Beach

According to Delray Beach Police, a 1-year-old boy was transported to Bethesda Hospital for treatment.

According to Delray Beach Police, the child was playing with friends when he somehow ended up inside the sweltering vehicle, Saturday.

Khayden was just one month away from celebrating his second birthday. He was declared dead in hospital a short while later.

"It's tragic", said the boy's uncle, Carly Saint Saveur. "He was such an active kid".

Carly Saint Saveur told the Sun-Sentinel that the BMW belongs to his brother, Action Saint Saveur, who is the boy's father.

A Florida family is distraught after a 1-year-old boy playing with friends died in a parked auto Saturday and police want to know how it happened.

Investigators said they are still examining evidence and have yet to reach a definitive conclusion. According to police officers, Khayden Saint Saveur got inside the vehicle while he was outside playing with other children at the residence.

Police said that one adult was home at the time Khayden is believed to have wandered outside to the driveway and opened the auto door on his own.

A vehicle sitting out in South Florida's July heat can reach 150 degrees in minutes, police say. Several cars were seen lining the street as groups of people stood outside. Neighbors said he was a happy child.

A police spokeswoman said it's still not clear how the child got into the auto. "It's very, very sad", a neighbor said. "He had lots of energy".

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