Trooper helps deliver baby

Posted at 1:46 PM, Oct 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-13 14:46:17-04

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Joe Morris helped deliver a baby boy in Burleson County.  

Trooper Morris heard over Sheriff's office dispatch that an ambulance was being sent to a gas station parking lot to assist a woman in labor.  Trooper Morris was in the area and immediately rushed to the location to assist the woman.  

Texas State Troopers receive childbirth training while in the DPS Academy.  

Trooper Morris and the child's father helped deliver a healthy baby boy, Veallin III.  

Trooper Morris visited the family at the hospital the next day and was please to see that mom, dad and baby were all doing very well.

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