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Boston Transit Officer Snatches Man from Danger

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BOSTON (AP) — A Boston transit police detective is credited with saving the life of a suicidal man by grabbing his arm and pulling him to safety just as he was about to teeter from a subway station platform onto the tracks.

Detective Sean Conway said he saw the man, drinking from a bottle and yelling incoherently at the platform’s edge at the Park Street Station at about 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Conway ran up one set of stairs and down another before snatching the man to safety, and holding him down.

The next train was several minutes from the station, but the bigger danger was the 600-volt third rail.

Conway tells The Boston Globe the man thanked him before being taken to the hospital. His name was not released.

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MBTA video: http://www.tpdnews411.com/2014/05/transit-police-detectives-quick-action.html


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