Troopers in Piqua meet newborn they helped save when pregnant mom was in I-75 bus crash

Published: Monday, September 16, 2019 @ 10:56 PM

Four Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers were honored for their heroic response to a fiery crash on Interstate 75 that involved a school bus and semi truck.

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On Monday, the troopers met a newborn they helped save when her pregnant bus driver mother was aboard the Piqua City Schools bus that was filled with smoke after the Dec. 14, 2018, crash.

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The troopers responded within seconds and pulled bus driver Cayley Seitz to safety and also assisted aide Harold “JR” Reybern Jr. after the chain of crashes that involved four vehicles.

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Troopers James Davis, Chip Gannon, Jason Hutchison and Sgt. David Robison were recognized for their actions.

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