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Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 01/19/2011

Baby boy born along I-97

By Washington Post editors

At 5:04 a.m. Wednesday in the front seat of Matt Strasser's SUV, parked on the shoulder of Interstate 97, the newest member of the Stresser family entered the world with no complications -- and just a bit of drama, NBC 4 reports.

Strasser was driving his wife, Dayita, who was in labor, and his 18-month-old son to Anne Arundel Medical Center, when the family was forced to pull to the side of the road because the baby was coming too fast. Dad dialed 911, and, with the help of an Anne Arundel County firefighter and a 911 dispatcher on the line, managed the delivery. The baby boy weighed in at 7 pounds, 2 ounces

Read more about the baby born along I-97 at NBC 4.

By Washington Post editors  | January 19, 2011; 12:35 PM ET
Categories:  Maryland, Traffic and Transportation  
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