Twelfth child this year dies in hot car, outpacing last year's numbers

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A 2-year-old boy in North Carolina who went missing and was found in an unlocked car became the 12th child in the U.S. this year whose death was linked to being in a hot car, outpacing the number of cases during the same period last year.

Police said the Scotland County, North Carolina boy was found in a car outside his home on July 21 and died after being hospitalized for a week in critical condition.

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