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One child dead, second rushed to hospital after being found in car

Investigation underway near Grand Junction

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Two young children were found in a car near Grand Junction Tuesday evening. One was dead, the other was airlifted to the hospital. 

The children were ages 2 and 4 according to The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel.

KJCT-TV reports that authorities received a call for help from a vehicle parked near the Powderhorn Mountain Resort in Mesa County around 6:30 Tuesday evening.

Firefighters and Mesa County Sheriff's deputies responded to the call, and the sheriff's office has confirmed that one of the children did pass away.

A second child was airlifted to Saint Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction.

The circumstances surrounding this incident have not yet been released. 

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