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Toddler dies after she's caught in power window while playing in car

The 2-year-old girl, whom authorities identified as Eimi Patlan-Garcia, was taken to the hospital in critical condition and died later.

A 2-year-old girl died after she was caught in a power window while playing inside a parked vehicle, Phoenix police said.

Officers were called to a report of a traffic collision near 37th and Lewis avenues around 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

"When officers arrived they learned this was not actually a traffic collision, but a juvenile girl had been injured while playing inside a parked vehicle at a residence," Phoenix police said in a statement. "The investigation showed the child was injured when one of the vehicle's power windows was rolled up on her."

The girl, whom authorities identified as Eimi Patlan-Garcia, was taken to the hospital in critical condition and died later.

A medical examiner's report ruled her death an accident and said the primary cause of death was asphyxia.

More than 65 children have been killed by power windows since 1990, according to the nonprofit advocacy group KidsAndCars.org.