ALBUQUERQUE (AP) - The Farmington mother accused of leaving her two small kids in a hot car for almost four hours will go on trial.
Mary Passey, 20, is charged with child abuse and child abuse resulting in great bodily harm.
In August, Passey allegedly left her children asleep in her car while she visited with a friend and fell asleep. The temperature in the car reached up to at least 120 degrees.
Passey's 1-year-old son was found unresponsive and flown to UNM Hospital where he was admitted to the intensive care unit. Her 3-year-old daughter was treated and released.
A trial date has not been set.
If convicted, Passey faces up to 21 years in jail.
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