Woman, Father Rescue Man Who Fell Off Metro Platform

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    News4's Shomari Stone talks to the woman who, along with her father, helped a man who had fallen onto the Metro tracks Thursday night. (Published Saturday, Apr 13, 2013)

    A Virginia woman and her father pulled a man out of the path of Metro train just seconds before it arrived at the Pentagon City Metro Station Thursday evening.

    Jennifer Buchanan isn’t a regular Metro rider, but she was going to a Washington Capitals game with her father when a 31-year-old man who was looking at his phone lost his balance and fell off the platform about 6 p.m., News4’s Shomari Stone reported.

    RAW VIDEO: Man Rescued From Metro Tracks

    [DC] RAW VIDEO: Man Rescued From Metro Tracks
    Two Good Samaritans jumped on to Metro tracks to aid a man who fell off the platform. (Published Friday, Apr 12, 2013)

    Buchanan and her father immediately jumped down and pulled the man to safety as a train approached.

    Though Buchanan said the man seemed dazed, he declined medical attention.

    Metro service was not interrupted.

    Follow Shomari Stone on Twitter at @shomaristone