Hero hailed for saving man from train

March 1, 2009 11:27:33 AM PST
A Newark man is being hailed as a hero for reportedly saving a man who tumbled onto the tracks of an oncoming PATH train. Fifty-four year-old Terrence Kelsor tells the New York Daily News that he was working as a security guard Friday night at Manhattan's Christopher Street station when he saw a man who reeked of alcohol stumble onto the tracks.

Kelsor reached down and grabbed the man by his shirt, pulling him back to the platform as the train came barreling into the station.

Witnesses tell the newspaper that Kelsor reacted instantly and saved the man's life.

Kelsor says he doesn't consider himself a hero. He's only been working for three weeks at FJC Security Services, a company that guards PATH stations when Port Authority employees are off duty.

Information from: Daily News, http://www.nydailynews.com

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