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Runaway Stroller with Baby On Board

A Seattle garbage truck driver is being hailed a hero today after helping to rescue a baby in a runaway stroller.

Jeff Blackburn was driving his truck Thursday when he saw a woman jogging up a hill with a child in a stroller.

He watched as the woman stopped at the top...
And the stroller got away from her and quickly started rolling downhill.
Blackburn describes what happened next:

"Bottom of the hill, is a busy intersection with stop signs, and uh, when I got to the bottom, um, I hit the brake and jumped out of the truck and tried to run over there and grab it."

As you saw there in the video, Blackburn and another woman were able to stop the stroller just after it hit a curb.

He says the little boy was just fine-- smiling and seeming to have enjoyed the ride downhill.


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