Arizona DPS troopers help deliver baby in the back of a car

A DPS trooper helped a mother who unexpectedly gave birth in the backseat of a car.

Two Arizona Dept. of Public Safety troopers made an unexpected delivery in La Paz County last week.

The two are being praised after helping a mother deliver a baby in the back of a car in Salome on May 21.

The troopers helped the woman deliver a healthy baby girl, DPS said in a tweet.

"A trooper never knows what new challenges their shift will bring!" officials tweeted. "Two of our District 4 troopers helped deliver a healthy baby girl in the back of a vehicle in Salome."

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