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    Troopers Deliver Baby Boy on Highway
    Saint Francis Hospital

    One Hartford family received a special Christmas gift a bit early this year.

    Itohan Oyabure-Okafur was on her way to St. Francis Hospital to give birth, but the baby couldn’t wait!

    That was when Connecticut State Police were called to Route 2 west near exit 7 in Glastonbury. Troopers from Troop H delivered a healthy baby boy, Ebenezer Okafur, weighing in at 6 pounds 2 ounces.

    Mom and baby were transported to St. Francis Hospital to be checked out and everyone was in good health.

    Ebenezer came as a bit of a surprise – he wasn’t expected until Dec. 29. He has an 18-month-old brother named Itohan. The family, originally from Nigeria, says everyone is enjoying the early Christmas gift.

    Ebenezer Okafur
    Photo credit: Saint Francis Hospital