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Gridlock from Obama visit leads to big surprise

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A baby boy was born along Interstate 65 while it was closed during a visit to Louisville by President Obama Thursday, reports the CBS affiliate in the city, WLKY-TV.

The station says local EMS got a call at 5:13 p.m. that a mom-to-be was stuck in traffic on the highway.

Traffic in the area was at a standstill at the time to enable the president's motorcade to travel from the airport to downtown Louisville.

A nurse who was also stuck in traffic helped the mother through the delivery, with the assistance of EMS dispatchers, WLKY says.

Emergency crews got to the mother at 5:25 p.m.

The baby boy and his mother were then taken to a hospital and were said to be doing well.

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