A 16-year-old student at Ohio's Seven Hills school made a 911 call begging for help hours before he was found dead inside his van on Tuesday night.
A student was crushed to death in the back of a minivan at a school parking lot, in spite of calling law enforcement authorities twice with his exact location, Ohio police said.
An investigation has been launched by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office into the death of 16-year-old Kyle Plush. His body was found by his father almost six hours after he dialed 911 begging for help and providing officers with the correct description of his location and the minivan he was trapped in, reported Fox News.
Plush called the authorities at least twice on Tuesday afternoon while he was trapped in the 2002 Honda Odyssey minivan outside Seven Hills School, according to audio recordings released by the Sheriff's office. He had been pinned inside the van when the third-row seat of the van flipped and trapped him.
The teenager appeared to use voice commands to dial for help, urging dispatchers to tell his mother he loves her if he dies.
“I’m going to die here,” the sophomore told the dispatcher during his first 911 call, which was placed shortly after 3 pm on Tuesday. “I probably don’t have much time left. Tell my mom I love her if I die.”
The dispatcher asked several times, “Where are you?” and “What is the address?”
According to the police, the dispatcher can be heard asking for his location several times in the recording. However, it was unclear if the 16-year-old heard the operator's questions.
Even then, a Hamilton County deputy sheriff along with Cincinnati police responded to the area but was unable to locate Plush. When the dispatcher tried to call the sophomore's phone, it went to voicemail.
“Hello, this is Kyle. I’m not available right now. I’ll get back to you as soon as I can," was the automated response.
Plush, during his second 911 call at 3:35 pm, begged to another dispatcher saying that “this is not a joke.”
"I am trapped inside my gold Honda Odyssey van in the parking lot of the Seven Hills. ... Send officers immediately. I’m almost dead.”
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