3-Year-Old Boy Dies After Car Window Closes on His Neck

A toddler died after his neck became stuck in a car's power window, police said.

A 3-year-old Nebraska boy died after a car's power window closed on his neck, according to an official.

Everton Isay Romero Romero was pronounced dead at an Omaha hospital Friday, nearly a week after he became stuck in rear window of a vehicle, Colfax County Attorney Denise Kracl told The Associated Press.

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The boy's mother had lowered the window, but it was not clear how it was activated while the car was parked outside a store, Kracl said. 

Authorities said they were unable to determine how long the child was trapped by the window. He never regained consciousness after the incident, Kracl said.

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There was no autopsy performed because there was no evidence of a crime, Kracl said. No one has been charged in connection with the boy's death and his mother "acted appropriately the entire time," Kracl said.

His funeral was held Sunday.

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