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Baby born on the side of an L.A. street when parents couldn’t reach hospital in time

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A baby was born on Normandie Avenue when the parents couldn’t get to the hospital on time.
(AP)

A child was born at the side of a roadway in South Los Angeles on Wednesday morning.

The parents were en route to a hospital about 3 a.m. when they had to pull over at Slauson and Normandie avenues.

The father, Robin Zepeda, said he knew he needed to seek help from authorities.

I said, ‘Gotta call 911,’ ” Zepeda said in remarks broadcast on ABC7. “I can’t do this. I’m not a doctor.”

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Paramedics arrived and took the mother and child to a hospital.


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