VIDEO: In the United States, a police officer rescues man seconds before he would have been hit by a high-speed train
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On August 12, while Erika Urrea was on patrol in Lodi, California, she came across an old man in a wheelchair stuck on train tracks. A freight train was approaching at high speed. Urrea rushed to save the man, pulling him from his wheelchair mere seconds before the train passed.
The Lodi police honored Urrea, and hundreds of thousands of internet users have congratualted Urrea's valiant effort.
Discover her story in our video:
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