NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (FOX 56) —A baby has died after a car caught fire on Wednesday in Nicholasville.
According to Nicholasville Police, witnesses told authorities they saw a man, who appeared to be burned, running on Eagle Nest Drive and yelling that a child was in a vehicle that was on fire.
On Wednesday morning, schools in the area were placed on a soft lockdown while authorities located the man as a precaution.
Nicholasville Police said he was later found at an area hospital, and the lockdowns were lifted.
The Jessamine County Coroner’s Office confirmed the name of the 4-month-old child was Brylee Mae Gill.
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By Friday, a makeshift memorial was taking shape at the scene in memory of Gill.
A GoFundMe has been set up to help pay for Gill’s burial.
Camille Hantla contributed to this story.