New Jersey Transit Cop Saves Man From Oncoming Train

A New Jersey transit police officer is being hailed as a hero for saving a man who was trying to evade arrest from getting hit by an oncoming train.
1:25 | 08/29/16

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I was just focus on the matter at hand at a time. New Jersey transit police officer Victor Ortiz took a break from a Stanley vacation and in this exclusive interview filled me in on what he did Friday morning. The sixteen year veteran got a call here Secaucus junction about an agitated passenger on a trade. He met the man on the platform. He says no I'm not going to jail I'm not go to jail that he jumped down and that it. Of track day. Where train would soon be coming through the 41 year old officer radioed basin followed the man officer or tease then had no choice jumped down. And was now walking next to the man on the tracks. He decides to you don't deal beyond the tracks. Need first date his arms. And I look you know to seek there was a train coming. And probably about half mile like poetry com officer or tease whose married with a thirteen year old daughter wasn't giving. He's been out of out of one dollar and that is when the dot I do want I don't know you're not and I met let. I now he had one handcuff on the remember the train is still coming. No there isn't where you know he pulled the end with him. And I point out this nicely I set myself on bootleg thought because it's got I got it. Sticky weather and I looked to my credit counselors say come and ask you know what I'm tribal court time. I mean what time they pulled the one hand and happily key witness. Once in custody the man was given medication and had a chance to talk with officer fourteenth. I can't believe that you did debt you'd have to to that you have to which is like outlined. You are not say what it's my job is my job to do that.

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