Ohio cop hailed as hero for saving choking toddler


Ohio (WTVO) — A state patrolman in Ohio is being hailed a hero after saving a toddler from choking.

Sergeant Ty Skaggs saw the woman’s car on the side of the road, holding a toddler and waving him down.

The child’s mother quickly handed over her 2-year-old son who was choking on a chicken nugget.

Sergeant Skaggs immediately started the heimlich maneuver on the body, which dislodged the food from his throat.

He then stayed with the family until paramedics arrived.


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