MONCKS CORNER, SC (CNN) – When Deputy Will Kimbro stopped a speeding car last month, he did not know he was going to save a newborn's life.
The Dramatic Episode During a Routine The Berkeley County, South Carolina, patrol was captured on June 11 in a newly released video taken by the officer's body camera.
When Kimbro stopped the vehicle, the driver got out and called the baby no longer breathing after drinking, according to the Sheriff's Office in Berkeley County from a bottle.
Her body was limp and bluish with oxygen deficiency, the sheriff's office said.
After asking the mother sitting in the passenger seat for the baby name, the assistant puts the baby on her lap, examines the pulse and massages her heart as part of the lifesaving first aid.
"Come baby, cry for me, cry for me," you hear him say. "Open those eyes, sweetheart."
When the baby starts to cry, Kimbro says, "As long as she's crying, she's breathing, I want you to cry, come on."
OK. She breathes, "says the policeman to calm the mother.
He continues to perform CPR because her breathing is on and off, says Kimbro in the video.
Finally, the baby's chest begins to move, meaning that she is breathing alone again, a medical emergency team arrives and Kimbro and her mother report what happened.
The baby was taken to a local hospital for observation and released, Sheriff spokeswoman Carli R. Drayton said. 19659002] The baby is fine, "said Drayton.
"Due to Deputy Kimbro's steadfast, professional and heroic reaction, the 12-day-old baby survived," the sheriff's office said on Facebook.
Kimbro received a medal for his exploits.
CNN has asked Kimbro for a comment.
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