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New York - NYC Subway Rider Helps Fellow Rider On Tracks

Published on: December 7, 2012 11:19 AM
By: AP
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New York - New Yorkers do care: A fellow rider helped a man who wound up on the subway tracks.

It occurred days after another man was pushed to his death in front of an oncoming train. No one seemingly came to his aid.

Voice of America journalist Margaret Besheer says it happened Thursday night at Bowling Green station in Lower Manhattan.

She saw a disoriented man sitting between the rails. People on the platform were screaming “a train is coming!” Next, she saw another man on the tracks helping the victim to his feet.

The train stopped before entering the station. Cheers erupted as the two men pulled themselves up to the platform.

Authorities didn’t have details of the incident Friday. The New York Post reported it first.

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 Dec 08, 2012 at 10:20 PM mewhoze Says:

why didnt this get news coverage?


 Dec 09, 2012 at 03:30 AM PositiveGuy Says:

Reply to #1  
mewhoze Says:

why didnt this get news coverage?

No negative No coverage :-(


 Dec 09, 2012 at 09:47 AM Tzi_Bar_David Says:

It should be noted that she is a German immigrant who moved to NYC four years ago.


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