Danny and Shawna Lowe were rushing to a hospital in Athens, Alabama, in the early morning hours of Feb. 7 when their speeding car was pulled over by Alabama State Trooper Mike Kesler (video below).
"She started grabbing the handle on the truck and I knew she was in pain and I knew she was getting closer, so I wanted to get there so I started to speed up a little bit more," Danny told WAAY.
"We saw the lights and I knew it was going to be bad from there," Shawna added.
While Kesler asked the couple about their speeding, Shawna went into labor.
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"There was no time, it just happened in a matter of seconds," Shawna said.
"All I could think was grab his head and pull him out," Danny recalled.
Kesler helped by cleaning baby Barrett, and keeping Shawna and her newborn infant warm.
"[Kesler] was awesome," Danny told The Associated Press. "He settled me down."
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Shawna was taken to the hospital by ambulance, and she and her husband got a warning for speeding.
"This was his official birth certificate because this gave us the time and in the details he wrote that I was speeding and the wife had a beautiful baby boy," Danny told WAAY.
"Trooper Kesler's actions today exemplify the mission the Alabama State Troopers -- to serve and protect," Alabama Secretary of Law Enforcement Spencer Collier said in a statement. "I want to personally commend Trooper Kesler for his swift actions and going above and beyond the call of duty."