Young Child Dies after Choking

Meridian, Miss. A young child has died after choking in the backseat of a car.

Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler says it happened on Thursday after the boy's mother purchased oatmeal cream pies from the Bonita Walmart Supercenter.

Cobler says the 18-month old child then choked on the pies in the backseat of the car and was later declared brain dead.

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