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Baby born in car named after vehicle

POOLE, England, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- A British couple said they decided to give their baby the same name as the unusual place of her birth -- Kia.

Tony Richardson, 24, and Samantha Smyth, 23, said they named baby Kia after the seven-seat Kia Carens that served as the birthing room when they arrived at a Poole, England, hospital moments too late, the Bournemouth Daily Echo reported Thursday.

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The Parkside, England, couple said they had originally planned to name their baby "Tilly," but changed their minds after the unusual birth.

"We have decided she doesn't look like a Tilley and settled on Kia," Richardson said.

"I don't think we would have used Volkswagen or Citroen," Smyth said.

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