Smyrna police officer saves infant’s life

A Smyrna police officer’s quick reactions and medical knowledge saved an infant’s life Wednesday night, police said.

At 11:40, Master Patrol Officer Darrell Nesbit responded to an apartment in the 600 block of Glendale Place in reference to an 11-month-old child not breathing and unresponsive, police said.

When Nesbit arrived he took the infant from the mother, ran outside and began administering CPR to the child on the trunk of his patrol vehicle.

Soon, the infant began to breath independently again.

“MPO Nesbit’s immediate response and heroic actions are credited to saving the infant’s life,” said an emailed statement from Smyrna Police.

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