Friday, July 20, 2012

Child Found Unconscious in Van - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Child Found in Day Care Van Has Died

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Dallas police say the call came from Little T's Tiny Tot Daycare in the 2200 block of South Buckner Boulevard. Family identified the little boy as 3-year-old Benjamin Price.

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Dallas Fire-Rescue and Dallas Police are investigating the death of a child left in a van outside a day care in Dallas.

Dallas Fire-Rescue said it received the call to just before 5:15 p.m. Friday.

Dallas police say the call came from Little T's Tiny Tot Daycare in the 2200 block of South Buckner Boulevard which is near Cordell Drive.

The child was transported to Baylor Hospital while CPR was being given according to Jason Evans with Dallas Fire-Rescue.

Dallas police said doctors at Baylor pronounced him dead at the hospital.

Family members have gathered at the hospital and identified the child as 3-year-old Benjamin Price. A grieving family member originally told NBC 5 Price was 4.

Dallas police Lt. Scott Walton said the little boy was left in the van outside the day care after a field trip.

Family members tell NBC 5 the day care didn't realize Price was still in the van until his grandmother came to pick him up.

The high at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport was 105 degrees Friday.

A fence surrounds the van outside the day care. Dallas police are in the preliminary stages of the investigation.

When NBC 5 called the day care, the person who answered said "no comment" and hung up.

NBC 5's Amanda Guerra contributed to this report.

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