Cop Saves Baby's Life in Runaway Shopping Cart

Spooner, Wis., police officer acts quickly as baby rolls into busy street
2:22 | 12/22/12

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This kind of flutter like moans. Just think you have to -- that can call -- heroic. -- -- Or fate just instinct -- a police officer Adam -- was in the right place at the right time on November 11 it was a Sunday morning I was the only person. -- patrol at the time the three year veteran officer noticed something unusual was traveling south on -- house road just approaching highway seventy. I'm crest of the hill. And I just -- shopping card come -- the Dollar General parking lot he quickly realized something was horribly wrong premieres right. Kind of started to see the current moving and -- and realize there's a child. And -- heard about here and he was wearing a bright yellow jacket he was sitting in the little seed from a woman had been placing her other child in her car shopping cart -- I'm starting to roll away from her down the driveway. If you stretch of highway seventy my immediate reaction was he was travelling fast and so I knew there was an option to stop the -- but I had to do something to. Try to stop traffic because it was heading directly toward -- busy highways so. Just activate a member -- -- some under the score on the highways and hopes of trying to stop traffic was my only option -- -- point. He quickly ran after the -- and grabbed the little boy. Who amazingly was uninjured. Then the mother met -- -- the -- she was running pretty fast on yourselves so. -- -- -- officers have. Something like that happened right in front of them. But he wasn't the right place at the right time when he still had to take action quick action to possibly say that child's life. The part time police officer received a commendation from the Spooner police department to take their squad -- -- -- -- the lights on you know not knowing what's coming for traffic. -- in front of the child I mean that's. It -- put himself in danger. But he says he just did what anyone would have done. Obliterated anything -- the same thing any citizen or police officer doing they saw a child. -- of help I just reacted I guess we can exercise -- eight of emergency lights and and was in the right place. And even though he doesn't have any kids of his own. He says he does think of his nieces and nephews. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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