Florida deputies arrest parents after toddler found crossing US Highway 1

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SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – Volusia County deputies arrested two Oak Hill parents after their toddler was found crossing U.S. Highway 1 around 10:30 a.m. in Oak Hill Monday, according to a Volusia County affidavit.

Jacob Krueger, 25, and Yajaira Tirado, 28, were charged with child neglect.

Investigators said a witness driving on U.S. Highway 1 in the area of Golden Bay Boulevard told deputies she spotted the toddler, dressed in only a diaper, crossing the road.

The witness said she stopped her car and picked up the toddler to make sure he was out of harm’s way, according to affidavit.