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You may have seen yesterday’s story about a public transportation employee in Oakland who pulled a drunk guy off the tracks as a train was approaching.  Well, the video has been released, and it’s frightening.

The train is going 36 miles an hour, and is about 60 feet away when the guy falls onto the tracks.  The employee’s name is John O’Connor, and he PULLS the guy up by the shoulders just as the train goes by.

BART Employee Saves Passenger

BART's humble hero saves a passenger from fast approaching train. On Sunday, November 3, 2019, transportation supervisor, John O'Connor was working crowd control at the Coliseum Station after the Raiders game when an intoxicated passengers miss-stepped and fell into the trackway. John sprang into action and pulled him to safety.