Mother and baby killed by carbon monoxide as father cleared snow from car

Mom and Baby Die from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning While Dad Clears Snow

PASSAIC, N.J. — A mother and an one-year-old child died from carbon monoxide poisoning Saturday after officials say the tailpipe of their car became covered in snow.

Police say the 23-year-old mother and her two children had taken shelter from the cold inside the family's car on Sherman Avenue while the father worked to shovel out the snow.

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The mother and her son, 1, were transferred to St. Mary's Hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

A 3-year-old girl is in grave condition and has been transferred to St. Joseph's Medical Center in Paterson.

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