Police: Parents skiing at Killington leave child alone in car
KILLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Two Killington Resort employees are accused of abuse after police say they went skiing and left a young child alone in a car.
Killington Police say on Feb. 8, they got a call about a child in a car.
Officers eventually caught up with the car on East Mountain Road and found Katelynn Brent, 21, and Cory Ahern, 29.
Police say they are both Killington Resort employees and went through the chairlift gates 10 times that day.
Officers say the pair admitted they left their 2-year-old child in the car while they skied and checked on the child after each run. The car was not running and it was 28 degrees and windy outside.
Brent is charged with DUI and cruelty to a child.
Ahern is charged with cruelty to a child.
Police say the Vermont Department for Children and Families and the New York State Department of Child Protective Services are aware of the charges.
The child was found in the backseat during the traffic stop.
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