The infant's distraught mom Nechole Crowell had her hazard lights on and desperately flagged down Deputy Nix for assist. "I also think he made a good decision on taking that baby to the emergency room which was less than a mile away", posted Kimmy Hall.
'Deputy Nix delivered the child to medical personnel, who then began treating the child.
"After performing several life-saving measures on the child and not seeing any improvement, Deputy Nix made a decision to put the child in his own patrol vehicle and rush him to Ocala Regional Medical Center", the department's Facebook page said.
The child survived and is expected to make a full recovery.
Jeremie Nix said, "You could tell that he was completely lifeless and she just hands him to me and the first words out of her mouth was don't let my baby die".
"We're tremendously pleased with Deputy Nix and we will already see that he and Kingston could have a deep connection that may final a lifetime!"
According to doctors, the officer's quick actions saved the boy's life.
One Fb commenter identified that emergency staff are heroes each day.
Jeremie Nix said, "They did everything they could, the were asking questions that I didn't have the answer to, but they were able to work it out and through those skills and their effort that baby is going to make a full recovery".