Off-Duty State Trooper Helps Deliver Baby in Commuter Lot in Lebanon

An off-duty state trooper helped deliver a baby in a commuter lot in Lebanon Tuesday evening.

Onstar notified state police that a woman who was pulled over on the side of Route 2 was in labor just before 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Then, Onstar notified police that she was in the commuter parking lot, according to state police.

Troop K dispatched several troopers to the area, but an off-duty trooper was the first to get there, provided first aid and helped with the birth until troopers who were on-duty and an ambulance responded.

Police said the woman was transported to Backus Hospital.

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