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As train roars in, T officer saves man

Lifts him from subway pit

MBTA Transit Police Officer Danny Vieira said that at Davis Square Station Monday, he lunged down, grabbed a distraught man's neck and armpit, and lifted him to safety. MBTA Transit Police Officer Danny Vieira said that at Davis Square Station Monday, he lunged down, grabbed a distraught man's neck and armpit, and lifted him to safety. (Erik Jacobs for the Boston Globe)
By Mac Daniel
Globe Staff / January 24, 2007

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It was bad enough that a distraught man was threatening to kill himself by touching the 600-volt third rail. Then MBTA Transit Police Officer Danny Vieira saw the headlights of a Red Line train rumbling toward them at about 30 miles per hour. (Full article: 396 words)

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