Baby dies after rescue from turnpike crash

April 25, 2011 11:58:38 AM PDT
A three-month-old baby has died one day after a state trooper pulled him from the wreckage of an accident in New Jersey.

Investigators say Denisse Delucca-Moncayo, 29, crashed into a concrete barrier at a toll booth on the New Jersey Turnpike in Carteret at 9:15 a.m. on Sunday

When Trooper Ryan Kauffman saw an infant trapped inside he pulled out the baby, but she wasn't breathing.

Kauffman performed CPR and about ten minutes later he felt a pulse.

A three-month-old baby was rushed to intensive care at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick.

The baby died on Monday morning.

Her mother and grandmother suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the crash.

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