An 8-month-old died Tuesday in Science Hill of apparent positional asphyxia.
According to a press release from the Fayette County Coroner's Office, Landon Quale's mother found him dead in a relative's home, seated in a car seat.
Landon was taken from Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center in Somerset to University of Kentucky Children's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The release said the incident occurred around 5:20 p.m. Sunday.
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An autopsy was performed in Frankfort on Wednesday, and the death is being considered an accident, according to the release.
Arrangements are pending at Morris and Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill.