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Oklahoma man jailed after son dies in hot truck

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Adam Kolar was arrested after his son was found dead in a hot car in El Reno, Oklahoma, on August 2, 2018. (KFOR) Adam Kolar was arrested after his son was found dead in a hot car in El Reno, Oklahoma, on August 2, 2018. (KFOR)

EL RENO, Okla. (AP) -- An Oklahoma man is facing a first-degree murder charge after allegedly leaving his 3-year-old son inside a hot truck.

The state medical examiner's office on Friday identified the boy as Ryker Daniel Kolar. The cause of death is pending.

Police say 33-year-old Adam Kolar appeared to be intoxicated at the time of his arrest on Thursday in El Reno, located west of Oklahoma City.

First responders were not able to revive the boy after he was found in a car seat in the truck, which had its windows rolled up.

Adam Kolar remained jailed on Saturday.

Jail records did not list an attorney for Kolar.

KidsAndCars.org reported there had been at least 28 confirmed child hot car deaths this year in the U.S. as of July 22.  Last year's toll was 43 children.

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