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Georgia Officer Helps Deliver Baby on Icy Highway

While snow and ice brought commuters to a halt Tuesday, one baby girl decided she just couldn't wait.

Her parents were on the way to the hospital, but couldn't make it fast enough due to treacherous road conditions, according to the Sandy Springs Police Department.

Instead, the baby's father and Officer Tim Sheffield helped the mother deliver the baby -- inside a car on I-285. The family was near Riverside Drive when the father stopped the car shortly after 5 p.m., according to police.

Mom and baby were fine, and paramedics were dispatched to the area to take the family to the hospital, police said.

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