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Video Captures Man's Shocking Tumble Onto Tracks as Train Approaches


Some quick-thinking, Boston transit riders are being hailed as heroes after they rescued a man who fell onto a set of subway tracks and was nearly hit by a train.

The incident was captured on the subway station's security camera:

Boston's Fox 25 reports:

In the surveillance video of the tumble, you can see the lights of an oncoming train pulling up to the platform as the man falls.

Before that train pulled into the station, several bystanders jumped into action, pulling the man off the tracks and back onto the platform.

The man is expecetd to be OK.

This isn't the first time such an incident occurred at that same station. In 2009, a drunk woman fell onto the tracks and the conductor was able to stop the train just feet before hitting her:

Train misses drunk who falls on tracks by inches: MyFoxBOSTON.com

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