Child left in truck outside Vestavia Hills office was victim of hot-car death, authorities rule
Authorities today released the official cause of death for a 1-year-old boy found unresponsive in his father's truck outside of a Vestavia Hills office building last month.
The Jefferson County Coroner's Office said Christian Evan Sanders died from hyperthermia - an elevated body temperature due to failed thermoregulation that occurs when a body produces or absorbs more heat than it dissipates. Chief Deputy Coroner Bill Yates said Christian, whose family lives in eastern Jefferson County, was last known to be alive at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, April 7. He was found unresponsive at 4:37 p.m. and... read more
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