Multiple law enforcement agencies in Blount County are investigating the death of a child found in a hot car outside a daycare.

The two-year-old boy was discovered Tuesday around 3:06 p.m. after being left in the car for an extended time, investigators said. 

Although the car was parked at the Kids Campus Childcare Center, the child was not attending the program.

Police said a family member had taken the child with them and later found him unresponsive.

The Oneonta Police Department, the Blount County Sheriff's Office, Blount County DHR and the Blount County District Attorney's Office are looking into the incident.

With temperatures in the 90s Tuesday, the car likely heated up quickly, and experts say small children are unable to regulate their body temperature as well as adults.

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Children have died from heatstroke in vehicles with temperatures as low as 60 degrees, and cracking windows does not help slow the heating process.

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