Erica Vann took something away from the State Fair of Texas, but it wasn’t a blue ribbon or Kewpie doll.
She came away with a baby son, delivered on the State Fair midway.
Diante Thomas arrived at 1 p.m. Monday while his father and 8-year-old brother were riding the nearby Space Loop.
“When we got off, she wasn’t there,” the surprised dad, Gregory Thomas, said. “We looked for her for two hours before I finally called her mother and found out what happened.”
While father and son were sharing an exciting ride, Vann was having some excitement of her own. She went into labor, and paramedics arrived just in time to deliver the healthy 5-pound, 12-ounce boy.