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Baby rescued from Highway 56 in New Mexico

By Nick Catlin

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    CLAYTON, New Mexico (KOAT) — The New Mexico Department of Transportation worked to clear a highway in northeast New Mexico. More than 25 vehicles were stopped on U.S. Highway 56 Tuesday afternoon.

The youngest stranded person was a 4-month-old baby, according to NMDOT. Snowplow clews spent hours to safely clear the highway. All the vehicles were able to drive from the spot near Clayton.

Crews escorted stranded vehicles to a town near Clayton.

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