In Florida, a 14-month-old girl named Kimberly James, died after being left in a baking hot car for over more than three hours while her father was busy attended church, a media report said on Tuesday.
It is said that Kimberly James is believed to have been in the vehicle local temperatures in Florida reaching over 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees C), Daily Mail reported on its website.
Her father Odane, discovered that her daughter is no more when returned to his car after the church service in Miramar near Miami.
The girl's father is believed to be a pastor at the Holiness Born Again Church and had been taking part in the morning service.
Police said charges are pending the outcome of an investigation.
Investigators believe Kimberly was in the vehicle for about three hours.
Kimberly is the 49th child to die in the US this year after being left in a hot car, according to statistics gathered by the group Kids and Cars.
The number of deaths eclipses a previous annual record of 45.
- IANS Inputs