Deputies: Infant died during road trip

BUTTONWILLOW, Calif. - Deputies responded to a report of a child not breathing at a rest stop on Interstate 5 near Buttonwillow Tuesday at about 11:30 p.m.

A 7-month-old infant out of Southern California was pronounced dead at the scene.

An initial investigation revealed the child was traveling with  family to Northern California when the incident occurred. 

Kern County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives and Kern County Coroner investigators responded and conducted an investigation.

The cause of death is undetermined at this time. 

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