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4-Year-Old Hospitalized after Found Unconscious in Hot Car

CHICAGO (CBS CHICAGO) — A four-year-old child in Chicago was hospitalized after being discovered inside a hot car.

The girl was found unconscious on Tuesday afternoon, and police said to CBS 2 it is still unclear how she got there.

Hours later, the mini van was towed from the home on Holly Court in McHenry, and police continued to investigate.

On a day with temperatures in the 90s, the heat inside a closed car can reach 124 degrees within 30 minutes.

The condition of the child was not known. 

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