Trooper saves one year-old from choking

Posted at 1:13 PM, Aug 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-30 13:57:55-04

A New York State Police trooper saved a baby from choking along the side of the road in Machias.

According to state police,Trooper Aaron Kawado was on Route 16 Wednesday night when the Kawado noticed a vehicle suddenly pull onto the side of the road. 

Kawado also pulled over and was met by a man carrying a one year-old baby and yelling the baby was choking and needed help. 

The trooper took the baby and performed back blows, which dislodged the object from the baby's throat.

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