Cops help deliver baby in side of road

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Three Suffolk County Police officers helped deliver a baby girl on the side of a road on Wednesday morning.  Events started unfolding on Deer Park Avenue, just south of Jericho Turnpike, at 2:08 a.m.

Patrol Officer Joseph Ferro was on patrol and noticed a vehicle stopped on the side of the road.  The driver told the officer his wife, 32, was in labor.

Officers Gerard Maxim and Jonathan Murray also responded.  The trio assisted in delivering a healthy baby girl at 2:21 a.m.

The Dix Hills couple and their baby girl were transported to Huntington Hospital.