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Sunday May 24th, 2015 9:32PM

Ga. man accused of leaving son alone in car during hunting trip

By The Associated Press
FLAT ROCK, Ala. (AP) -- Sheriff's officials in northeast Alabama say a Georgia man accused of leaving his 5-year-old son alone in a car during a hunting trip is free on $500 bond.<br /> <br /> Jackson County Sheriff's Lt. Rocky Harnen told AL.com ( http://bit.ly/1iX93wC ) that 29-year-old Brandon Mark Chambers, of Trenton, Ga., was charged with endangering a child.<br /> <br /> Authorities say the boy was left alone in the car in Flat Rock and activated the vehicle's OnStar system when he got cold.<br /> <br /> Harnen says when authorities arrived, the boy's father was still hunting and the car's thermometer gave a reading of 31 degrees.<br /> <br /> Harnen says the boy was released to the custody of his step mother.<br /> <br /> Flat Rock is about 65 mile east of Huntsville.
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