Gonzales toddler dies after getting head stuck in open car window; investigation ongoing

Gonzales toddler dies after getting head stuck in open car window; investigation ongoing
Photo provided by the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.

POSTED: Monday, September 9, 2013 - 2:30pm

UPDATED: Monday, September 9, 2013 - 2:34pm

An investigation is being conducted after a 3-year-old boy died at his home in Gonzales.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the incident happened on Sunday, Sept. 8. We’re told the toddler partially trapped his head in an open car window.

The child was rushed to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Investigators learned that the child wandered out of the home. When the adults went outside to look for him, they found him hanging by the neck from the partially open car window.

Officials say the investigation is ongoing at this time.
 

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