Video Emerges of Metro Rescue

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    The Metro rider who risked his life to save a stranger talks about what prompted him to jump on the tracks. (Published Thursday, Oct 21, 2010)

    ARLnow has uncovered video of a late-August rescue at the Virginia Square Metro Station, in which Dimas Pinzon lept down to the rails and scurried across the tunnel to aid a man who had fallen on the tracks.

    Pinzon, a 57-year-old retired Marine Corps lieutenant colonel, told NBC4's John Schriffen that he didn't think but simply acted.

    Video of Metro Rescue Released

    [DC] Video of Metro Rescue Released
    The Metro rider who risked his life to save a stranger talks about what prompted him to jump on the tracks. (Published Thursday, Oct 21, 2010)

    While the man who fell was in no immediate danger of being struck -- an approaching Metro train had stopped -- he still might have suffered further from whatever medical calamity appeared to be affecting him.

    Good Samaritan Pulls Man From Metro Tracks

    [DC] Good Samaritan Pulls Man From Metro Tracks
    A Metrorail rider is hailed as a hero. (Published Friday, Aug 27, 2010)