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State police, Pennsylvania National Guard members, PennDOT workers and a local ambulance crew helped a child get to a hospital 80 miles away for an emergency medical treatment in the middle of Tuesday's snowstorm.

Pennsylvania State Police and Pennsylvania National Guard members pulled together to transport a child in need of an emergency medical procedure more than 80 miles during Tuesday's snowstorm.

Workers from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, along with local EMS crews, also helped get the 23-month-old from Mount Pocono Medical Center in East Stroudsburg to Geisinger Children's Hospital in Danville.

The child reportedly was in need of a heart transplant, according to NBC 10.

"We are all grateful for your service. Thank you," Gov. Tom Wolf tweeted.

There was no word on the child's condition Tuesday night.

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