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Video shows close-call train rescue in Spain

December 5, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A dramatic rescue at a subway station in Madrid, Spain was caught by a surveillance camera.A 41-year-old man was reportedly drunk when he lost his balance on the platform and fell onto the tracks.

Passengers on the opposing platform started screaming and waving their arms to alert the driver of the on-coming train.

Then, as the train was rolling in, a bystander jumped onto the tracks and pulled the man out of the train's way.

It turned out that the Good Samaritan is an off-duty police officer.


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