A vehicle fire claimed the life of a toddler who was trapped in his car seat Friday morning.

Killed was:Robert Tyrel Miner, 33 months, Grantsville.

About 10 a.m., Margaret Miner, the toddler's mother, parked the family truck with its engine running at a house, 2423 W. Erda Way, four miles north of Tooele, and ran inside for a minute, said Tooele County Sheriff's office spokesman Myron Lee. She returned to find the truck in flames and called 911.

Tooele County firefighters arrived within two minutes of the call to find the truck fully engulfed in flames, said Lee. Efforts to save the child were unsuccessful. The cause of the fire is under investigation.