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FHP Trooper saves unconscious toddler on side of highway

A trooper saves a child on the side of I-95.
A trooper saves a child on the side of I-95.(FHP)
Published: Oct. 25, 2021 at 9:59 AM EDT
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MIAMI, Fla. (WWSB) - A Florida Highway Patrol Trooper is being called a hero after performing life saving maneuvers on an unresponsive child.

The incident occurred on Oct. 16 in Miami. The department tweeted dashcam footage of the rescue. Trooper Mathieu was called to the scene on I-95 where the child was unconscious. Mathieu jumped out of his cruiser and performed a series of back blows until the toddler regained consciousness.

Later information revealed that the child had been choking on an item, but further details were not released.

You can watch the video in its entirety below:

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