Maryland officer rescues baby on side of highway

Maryland officer rescues baby on side of highway

GAITHERSBURG, MD (WWBT) - A baby suffered a seizure on the side of a Maryland highway, and a Montgomery County, Maryland police officer saved her life.

Nine-month-old Kenzlee Mae Cushman was on her way home to Charles Town, W. Va. with her grandparents Sunday afternoon when she became unresponsive, according to NBC Washington.

Her grandparents saw a police officer along I-270 in Gaithersburg and ran towards him with the child in her arms.

Officer James Herman performed CPR and called for an ambulance.  A good Samaritan, who was an out-of-state firefighter, stopped and offered to help, but no one got his name, according to police.

Kenzlee was rushed to the hospital and then transported to a hospital in West Virginia.  She is currently recovering at the same hospital where she had heart surgery.

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